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  1. Food & Feeding
    I have had springtail cultures going for the last year or so without ever running into an issue until recently. I have two different cultures going both using charcoal, but one is like pebble size charcoal the other is much larger lumps of charcoal. I feed them some yeast a couple times a week...
  2. Food & Feeding
    I just came across this video posted by Understory Enterprises on how they culture springtails. I had not seen this method before and wanted to share it here. It looks very efficient for transferring the springtails for feeding. I am going to set up some cultures with this method tomorrow...
  3. Food & Feeding
    I was feeding my springtail cultures today and found these large (in relation to the springtails) white worms. They look almost like fruit fly larvae. I was only able to find them on one charcoal piece in one culture. I separated the culture from the others and took out the charcoal. Could the...
  4. Food & Feeding
    I am wondering where the best place to get isopods and springtail cultures is. Also is it possible to just use isopods that are native to my area? There are literally hundreds of them in my basement and garden, they look pretty much the same as isopods that I see in other threads but I am...
  5. Food & Feeding
    Hey, Well, ive noticed that springtails eat mold and i guess im not adding enough mold inhibitor into my ff cultures or something, but they always seem to get somewhat moldy. Would it be alright if i added some springtails to the media ? Thanks, Ben
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