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Old 11-25-2019, 02:04 AM
David Kurn David Kurn is offline
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Default Re: A new way I've been culturing springtails.

Originally Posted by Beerbohm View Post
Yeah the isopods and springtails definitely seem to enjoy the cuttlebone (only a $1 at walmart). Do you use a repti calcium or like crushed calcium carbonate pills?
Originally Posted by PBM3000 View Post
I can't get hold of charcoal (out of season here). I've attempted to culture on orchid bark pieces and soil thus far but only the soil seems to produce a stable population. Hard to dispense them from that though... I am trialling cardboard which looks like it'll work well with a few taps.

Feeding, I've tried fish food, mushroom and carrot. Carrot seems to do it.
Try Lowes or Home depot online. I believe its called orchid or floral charcoal
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