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Maximum Temperature for Cultivation of Red Wigglers

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Red wiggler worms survive temperatures up to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The ideal cultivation temperatures range from 60 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. This is the temperature that the worms are the most active. Once the temperature dips down to 40 degrees Fahrenheit, the red wigglers become dormant.

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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.