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2 Responses to “Life Cycle of a Drosophila melanogaster Fruit Fly Culture”
There will always be mites in fruit fly cultures. It’s important to keep your cultures in the mid/high 70s, and with 60%+ humidity. These conditions will favor fruit fly growth, and they will quickly out compete the mites.