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Old 11-22-2019, 11:10 PM
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Default Re: A new way I've been culturing springtails.

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Originally Posted by Johanovich View Post
I currently keep my springtail cultures on hygrolon clay balls instead of charcoal. Works great.
this is why I used leca/hygrolon in all my tanks - breeder and temp.

The wonderful spaces between the balls allows = good aerobic.

The tiny balls are fired clay already - dunno if that would have a calcium transfer benefit.

Springtails like isopods need calcium to grow cuticle / bodymass. Best food I've found is Josh's frogs spring to life.
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