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Fruit Fly Cultures

Fruit Fly Cultures
Drosophila sp.

Flightless fruit fly cultures are an ideal livefood for small captive amphibians, reptiles, and invertebrates.

  • Fresh cultures can take a few weeks to mature
  • Flies specifically bred to be flightless
  • Perfect for young chameleons, small frogs and mantids
  • Self-contained culture that can be harvested when maggots and casters are present

Fruit Fly Cultures - Standard Black (D. hydei) 520ml Culture
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Standard Black (D. hydei) 520ml Culture
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£3.00£2.99

Fruit Fly Cultures - Vestigial Wing (D. melanogaster) 520ml Culture
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Vestigial Wing (D. melanogaster) 520ml Culture
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£3.00£2.99

Fruit Fly Cultures - Turkish Gliders (Drosophila sp.) 520ml Culture
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Turkish Gliders (Drosophila sp.) 520ml Culture
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£3.00£2.99

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Product Description

Flightless fruit fly cultures are the perfect live food for animals such as small frogs, baby chameleons and mantids. These fruit fly cultures have been specifically bred to be flightless. The cultures are self-contained and have everything they need to keep producing flies for 2-4 weeks. 

Additional Information

Fresh cultures can take a few weeks to mature, maintain between 20-24°C. Do not keep too warm or the culture will be quickly exhausted. Typical harvest times from the date shown on the tub can be:

  • Standard Black (D. hydei) 2-3 weeks
  • Vestigial Wing (D. melanogaster) 1-2 weeks
  • Turkish Gliders (Drosophila sp.) 1-2 weeks

Do not harvest your culture until maggots and/or casters are present. 

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