Amynthus gracilus, Georgia Jumpers, Wigglers and Turkey Worm are a very active worm which can wiggle so fast it springs out of ones hand, hence the term jumper. The Alabama Jumper can be used as a composting worm however in reality it is a true earthworm which likes to burrow deep into hard packed soils including clay and sandy soils. This worm can survive extreme warm climates as well as colder climates across the continental USA.
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The Worm Guy was the first to raise Alabama Jumpers in the continental USA in a controlled environment, something we still due today during the colder months of the year. Being an earthworm, these worms prefer hard packed materials to burrow through, generating an underground network of tunnels for aeration, watering and root growth for your grass and garden areas. The Alabama Jumpers can be raised as a composting worm however do much better when top fed as this is the natural way they consume organic matter in a natural environment!
Alabama Jumpers can be fed Purina Worm Chow as a primary diet if you prefer or used as a supplement due to the nutritional value which is loaded with assorted grains, minerals and vitamins to help raise fatter healthier worms. They may also be fed broken down organic matter.
The Worm Guy offers Alabama Jumpers in quantities of 1,000 counts, which is approximately 2 pounds. Larger orders are available by contacting us.
Certain times of the year we offer larger ones by the pound.