Vivarium Construction 102: The Good Bugs: Beneficial critters that clean up the organic waste inside a vivarium - Springtails and Isopods are the most common types of beneficial vivarium microfauna, and cultures of each are usually introduced to a vivarium upon its completion. This ensures the bugs will be able to establish a sustainable population within the substrate and leaf litter. / NEHERP
Springtails.. I got these in a houseplant. Apparently, I am overwatering, so the plants are now out in the cool garage.
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Collembola Snout ~ Springtails are found in leaf litter and soil. They have internal mouthparts and are no longer considered to be insects (which have external mouthparts). Collembola lack a tracheal respiration system, which forces them to respire through a porous cuticle (see ornamented surface structure). In sheer numbers, Springtails are among the most abundant organisms. With estimates of 100’000 per cubic metre of topsoil, they are essentially everywhere on Earth where soil and related…
Adam's Gets Rid Of Springtails In The Twin Cities, MN and Western WI