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Mortal Enemies – Fruit Flies and Wint...

Mortal Enemies – Fruit Flies and Winter
Some Helpful Hints and Tips to get your Flies through the Cold Introduction Fruit Flies (Drosophila sp.) are one of the most popular feeder insects for those animals that require smaller prey items, such as poison dart frogs. Unfortunately, these typically easy to culture insects often encounter difficulties with colder weather. This blog [...]

Culturing Fruit Flies

Culturing Fruit Flies
Fruit flies are one of the easiest feeder insects to care for. Each 32 oz fruit fly culture includes all the food and water the flies will need for months. The culture will continue to produce flies for at least 2 months. Freshly Started Hydei Cultures will start to produce flies you can feed to your animals in 17-21 days. Freshly Started Me [...]

Fighting Free-roaming Fruit Flies

Fighting Free-roaming Fruit Flies
The biggest (and most would argue only) drawback to keeping Dart Frogs is escaped fruit flies. There is nothing worse than feeling a fruit fly crawl over your arm or hear your guests comment on the amount of bugs in your house. There is, however, no reason for your house to be crawling with fruit flies no matter how large or small your Dart F [...]

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