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Blackworms staying in one place

DeCypher

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My red-spotted newts readily eat blackworms. The only issue is that within a couple hours they all get under a rock for the newts, even though it's on the other side of the tank. Are there any techniques used to keep them in one area?
 

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You can put them on a small sided dish that is sat in the bottom of the tank or you can put the worms in a jar and slowly sink it on its side. These methods won't prevent the blackworms from escaping into the tank but it sure will slow them down.
 

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If you want to feed them blackworms on a regular basis, then I would design the tank to deal with this problem. For tanks where I'll be using blackworms, I keep little or no rocks. If there is an island, I support it with objects that make little contact with the bottom of the tank. Fine sand is OK but only in a very, very thin layer.
 

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I am using them on a regular basis. It's the only thing they will eat! What could I use as a little hiding spot, because the only thing I can think of for that would be what I have (giant rock cave).
 
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