Springtail Bioactive Cleaners
Springtails are tiny microfauna measuring 0.5-2 mm in length. Springtails dwell on top and right under the surface of your tank or enclosure’s Bioactive Substrate. Springtail Bioactive Cleaners consume any waste material that is in your enclosure. As a result, Putting Springtails in your Bioactive enclosure helps greatly. Because, They are so effective at eating waste, they are invaluable. Finally, Always Use Springtails to decompose any waste, shed skins, uneaten food and mold. They are releasing those nutrients back into the substrate. These excess nutrients are adding life giving nutrition to any plants that are planted in the enclosure.
Breeding Springtails Springtails breed super quickly and can colonize an enclosure in a short few weeks. They prefer setups that have areas of high moisture, and thrive readily in tropical setups. Maintain cultures in dryer setups by using leaf litter, logs, water bowls and other items to create damp, hidden area
Keep Springtails Master Cultures
in plastic shoebox-sized containers. Any container can be used but make sure there is some airflow or ventilate the container and cover with a mesh screen to keep out gnats or other intruders. The substrate can be charcoal or coconut fiber or even a soil based substrate. Be sure to use dechlorinated or conditioned water to water them.
Feeding Sopringtails Cultures.
Many people will find that feeding, fish flakes, vegetable or fruit scraps, mushrooms or dogfood work ver well. Try to avoid many grain products as they may tend to harbor or attract mites which may decimate your culture. Stick with clean vegetation. In addition, If using grain make sure it has been treated (frozen or heated to lessen potential of mites or mite eggs.
Natural Cleaning Crew.
To sum it up, As natures cleaning crews Springtail Bioactive Cleaners are super effective at colonizing your enclosure and living symbiotically with any other inhabitants. Consequently, They are helping your bioactive enclosure. Finally, your enclosure will properly cycle. Therefore, usually nothing is needed other than to throw them in and let them do the work for you. Isopods Like Springtails, Work as a complement to Springtails in your enclosure with their amazing abilities to maintain your naturalistic Bioactive setups, Isopods as Bioactive Cleaners are the next step for many of our customers. Certainly, Roach Cleaner Crews Work in a similar way in Roach & Cricket Bins.