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Catching Springtails


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#1 Offline azzaaazzzz00 - Posted October 12 2021 - 3:21 PM

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I don't feel like going to the pet store and getting springtails so I was wondering how I could just catch some in my backyard (nuptial flight here has long been over so I'm not doing anything much outside anymore and I need springtails...so why not).


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#2 Offline Devi - Posted October 12 2021 - 3:23 PM

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You can probably find some in darker moist spots, like near/under rotting wood or logs or by or under rocks.  Or you could just hit up ANTdrew like I did and he could ship you some for a low price... (if he is still selling them.)  :whistle:


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#3 Offline ANTdrew - Posted October 12 2021 - 3:26 PM

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Yes, I am still selling them. You can easily find your own under rocks, rotting leaves, or in compost piles. Damp areas will be best, but they’re basically everywhere.
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