They can consume their own body weight per day in food and so this means that they are processing 90 kilos a year..[more info}
Worms breathe through their skin which must remain moist to absorb oxygen from the air.
Worms are hermaphrodite which means they have both male and female reproductive cells. However, it still takes two to tango… if you know what I mean!
The great thing about a tray system wormery is that a: It's off the floor so very unlikely to be attacked by rodents and B: Worms compost waste as you add it so they really help to neutralise the odours. We have had no problems with rodents with Urbalive or other tray system worm composters.