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How many BSFL for composting

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How many BSFL for a Compost Pile Larvae of Hermetia illucens (L.) (black soldier fly, BSF) are great natural feeder insects for your pets, such as reptiles and chickens. Larvae of BSF (BSFL) also can efficiently consume and metabolically process your composted plant-based food scraps and convert them into usable products, like frass (insect feces). It has been estimated that BSFL can reduce food scraps and bio-material by up to 80% within two weeks under optimal conditions. The feces your BSFL produces is beneficial not only as a biofertilizer but can also help protect your plants from pathogens, as discussed...

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