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Old 11-25-2019, 08:59 AM
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Default Re: A new way I've been culturing springtails.

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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?
I collect them at the beach. My birds also love them. Just make sure to clean and thouroughly cook them.

I have some pure calcium carbonate available from when I was making a clay substrate for froglets, but you can also just crush cuttlebone and use that. It's mostly calcium carbonate anyway but it also contains some extra minderals.
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