Originally Posted by shiloh
As someone who knows literally nothing about microfauna, this was pretty helpful. I do have a dumb question though. What roles do all of these play in the vivarium? Are they all just food sources for the frogs? I read that springtails help with molding but that's the extent of my knowledge.
Basically in addition to being a food source, they are tank janitors.
They feed on decaying organic matter; (wood, leaves, dead plants/animals, feces ... etc)