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Every vivarium is going to have a carrying capacity that is self limiting in terms of microfauna. Once the vivarium reaches a balance (which may take months) you will not see the overabundance of microfauna seen upon initial setup. (This is also assuming you aren’t using the wrong species of isopods). I rarely see springtails and dwarf whites in my oldest vivariums anymore but they are still there. If I dig around in the substrate I’ll find a few here and there. It can’t hurt to add more but it’s not a catastrophe if you don’t assuming the vivarium is properly established. Springtails are only one part of the vivarium dynamic and are very helpful in the beginning. As time goes by though and the tank reaches a balance you’ll find that they still serve a purpose but not as significant as during the initial cycling. Adding more from time to time is perfectly acceptable though.
 
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