Springtail Starter Culture

Springtail Starter Culture

Unpacking your Springtail Starter Culture

  • Prior to your springtails arrival, we recommend placing a glass of clean water out so that any chlorine can evaporate, and the water can reach room temperature.
  • For the safest possible shipping, your springtail starter culture arrives on a moist paper towel.
    • There may be many young springtails that are nearly impossible for the human eye to see on a paper towel.
  • We recommend briefly filling the culture cup with the room-temperature / chlorine-free water and then immediately pouring the culture into your desired enclosure.
    • Most of the springtails should float to the top when filled.

A second option is to place the entire paper towel into your prepared enclosure and leave it there for awhile so the new springtails can freely roam to their desired locations.

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