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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-16-2009, 02:00 AM Thread Starter
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black worms in NYC

Does anyone know of a place in NYC that sell black worms? Or does anyone have some? I would like to start a culture for my fishes.
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Petland Discounts sell blackworms.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-17-2009, 01:40 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks levianthan!

But to make sure it is the right kind. Do you know if it is the Califronia blackworms,
Lumbriculus variegatus, and not some species of tubifex?
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They sell both.

Blackworms are longer and darker, tubifex are shorter, redder and more squiggly. Make sure you get what you ask for, one store did manage to confuse the two and gave me the wrong worms.
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