What are those tiny white bugs in compost pile? Thanks.


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To make sure we need a better, closer picture but from what I can see from the pictures it is ant eggs.
Thanks Chuck. Those are mites like bugs. Maybe white mites. I had a video but can't upload.
I think those are soil mites. Yup, good for composting :)

https://theothercolorgreen.wordpress.com/composting/worms/redworms-for-sale-twin-cities-area-only/instructions-for-setting-up-and-maintaining-a-very-basic-worm-bin/a-few-words-in-defense-of-soil-mites-in-worm-bins/#jp-carousel-1100
 
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Makes sense. I have seen soil mites but not in such numbers before. If it were ant eggs it would seem that there should be some ants around but not a one in sight. And you are right, these things, if the correct species, are very beneficial in a compost pile.
 

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