Re: A new way I've been culturing springtails.
Originally Posted by Beerbohm
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.
D auratus panama special, costa rica
E anthonyi, E tricolor
T corticale, M baroni, A dorsalis