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So earlier today went to water my indoor garden and afterwards the surface became alive.. Now my soil mix is perlite,vermiculite, peat moss with compost gardening soil.. But I notice these new worms and it concerns me. Any ideas or advice welcome. Video Of it
their size is microscopic and probably smaller than a ball point pen. Characteristics of like inch worms in movement but looks like they flick themselves from points almost hopping. I'm worried they'll kill my garden as maybe theyre a parasite..
 
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It is hard to see, but it looks like Black Soldier fly larvae, which is a good thing. Yes they are maggots, but a very good maggot to have. If you have a compost pile it would be very good to relocate them, but they won't hurt your garden.
 
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It's really hard to see thats my phone zooming in at max theyre that small microscopic almost. This morning when plant lights kicked on I took a second look and theyre are gone so only active either at night or appear when watering. I was afraid that they're fungus gnats from googling as I've seen tiny black fruit fly like bugs once in awhile.
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