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  1. Food & Feeding
    Idk if this is old news but it may be worth posting for those who have not yet read this. https://www.conservationevidence.com/individual-study/6787 I've also read that fruit flies are capable of taking up carotenoids in their diet. I've always added paprika, spirulina and Haematococcus algae...
  2. Food & Feeding
    I've gotten fruit flies from 3 different vendors but nothing seems to help. My fruit flies keep becoming capable of flying again within a few weeks. Is there any way to prevent this?
  3. Beginner Discussion
    Hi!! So I’m working on building my tank still but it was recommended I get the hang of my fruit fly cultures before l get the frogs because it seems it can maybe be tricky. I will have isopods and springtails in my rank too. When should I get those? I assumed to order/buy those once I have the...
  4. Food & Feeding
    Hi everyone! Im located in the UK and I wanted to know where I could buy those 32 oz deli cups with vented lids cheap? Or if there's another alternative tub or container for culturing that works just as well? Thanks :)
  5. Beginner Discussion
    Hello everyone my name is Corey and I am new to keeping poison dart frogs. I have just one frog at the moment ( dendrobates auratus) housed in a 40 gallon breeder tank. The tank temperature is kept at about 75 degrees and humidity stays around 85%. My question is in regards to feeding my frog...
  6. Beginner Discussion
    So, I just made my first fruit fly culture using joshs frogs fruit fly culture kit. I realized though that some of my fruit flies.. I guess drowned :( they are dead in the media. Is this usual? Is there a way to prevent this? Loop
  7. Beginner Discussion
    Can fruit flies successfully reproduce in a viv? Long stupid scenario but: I first noticed my sips getting less excited at feeding time. First I was worried about decreased appetite and thriving but then I realized there was still a ton of undusted FF by my banana slice. Watching more carefully...
  8. Food & Feeding
    I have an issue. I heavily dust my FFs with Repashy Calcium Plus. Add multiple “feeding stations” (I’ve found orange slices decompose at a slower rate) in the tank since FFs have a tendency to scatter and be in multiple areas. However can within 10 minutes, my FFs are no longer dusted. The...
  9. New Members Introductions
    Anyone ever thought of cutting a hole in the lid of a fruit fly jar and then covering it with a piece of duct tape that only has part of its sticky part exposed on either end- and the area that would be above the hole itself would be taped over so that no sticky-ness would be exposed? Does that...
  10. Beginner Discussion
    Hi All.. Million dollar question.. How many fruit flies will 3 Azureus eat per week? And how often should they be fed Thanks Ben
  11. Beginner Discussion
    Hello all, I am new to the forum and don't currently own any darts. I have been researching though and would like to know opinions on which species would be good for a newbie. I have a 20 long viv I recently planted, nothing living in it right now, and I thought I might like to keep a couple...
  12. Food & Feeding
    I have had dart frogs for a year now and enjoy them very much. The problem that I have is keeping food. With the bipolar weather here in Louisiana, it is extremely difficult keeping fruit fly cultures from crashing. One day it is 80 degrees and humid, the next day it is 30 degrees and no...
  13. Food & Feeding
    So i recently set up a nice tank and for the moment my frogs are growing and soon will out grow their temp tank. I want to move them into my bigger tub with plants, and was wondering if there is a way to keep the flies in one area of the tank for the frogs, like a bait? I want to make sure they...
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