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Costume orders may be delayed due to Corvid-19, if you need your order faster contact me via Phone or Telegram. Live animal orders are going out Mon-Wed.
Costume orders may be delayed due to Corvid-19, if you need your order faster contact me via Phone or Telegram. Live animal orders are going out Mon-Wed.

Temperate and Pink Springtails (Collembola) Culture

$10.00
Springtails

These are live animals and ship with frog and/or tadpole orders only currently.

Springtails
(collembola) form the largest of the three lineages of modern Hexapods that are no longer considered insects (the other two are the Protura and Diplura).

My two types of springtails are slightly mixed but there are more pink than temperate typically.

Collembolans are omnivorous, free-living organisms that prefer moist conditions.

Springtails commonly consume fungal hyphae and spores, but also have been found to consume plant material and pollen, animal remains, colloidal materials, minerals and bacteria. They are great cleaner crew for your terrarium and work well in junction with isopods.

When you get your culture open the lid and allow air in, they arrive air-tight and while alright for short term they need air!

You can either add the entire culture and contents to your tank or pour water in the culture and pour some out into your tank. If you are doing the pour method make sure not to leave too much in the culture as they need room to move around and lay eggs etc.

Larger cultures are better if you are going to keep it going as they are less likely to die from CO2 buildup within their container.


These are live animals and ship with frog and/or tadpole orders only currently.