well started Hydei fruit flies culture
Drosophila Hydei are very common fly to feed pounded dart frogs, Small reptiles, chameleons, lizards amphibians etc. These flies are larger than Melanogaster flies these Hydei fuit flies measure about 1/8”. We sell well started culture in a 32oz container, these cultures have about 200 - 300 flies. The difference between a fresh started and a well started cultures is, a well started culture Upon buying they will be able to be fed right away. Fresh culture would have to wait to start producting flies. A producing culture would have up to 500 flies or more depending on the strength of the culture it self. These flies require 78 degrees F to be well developing and 60% - 80% in Humidity.
Once received give them a few minutes to rewarm a bit depending on the temp, but after warm they will be ready to feed. When you receive them you might not see any because they went to a process called stunged which is when there in a dark place and when it cold they stop moving to save warmth. But there small so they should warm up quickly.