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Nekton-Drosophila Concentrate for breeding fruit flies 250g

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NEKTON-Drosophila concentrate is a convenient premade mix consisting of various vitamins and yeast. It allows for the quick and easy production of high-quality fruit flies as a nutritional food source for reptiles. Simply mix the concentrate with warm water to create a nutritious breeding base within seconds.

The vitamins contained in NEKTON-Drosophila contribute to the development of healthy, high-quality, and larger fruit flies. The size and activity of these flies enhances the perception of them by reptiles during feeding.

The ideal room temperature for breeding is approximately 22-25 °C (71.6-77 °F). Fruit fly egg deposition ceases at higher temperatures. Depending on the species or breed, the fruit fly (drosophila) can grow up to 3.5 cm long and approximately 1 mm thick. The male fruit fly has a black end segment, while the female has a brown end segment. After hatching from the white eggs, which are approximately 0.55 mm long and 0.2 mm wide, maggots of a similar size emerge and grow to around 5 mm long after three molts.

How to use:

Breeding with NEKTON-Drosophila concentrate doesn't require much effort. It can be prepared without cooking. Mix or stir 1 part NEKTON-Drosophila concentrate with 1.5 - 2 parts warm water (22-25 °C 71.6-77 °F), and the fruit fly media is ready. Then add the media to a sealed, ventilated container. To the same container add excelsior or coffee filters, and seed with flightless-flies from an existing culture. It couldn't be easier!

Adding a few drops of vinegar (fruit vinegar) can accelerate the breeding process. The thickness of the paste can be adjusted by adding water. The prepared paste will eventually liquefy and provide optimal living conditions for the maggots.


NEKTON-Drosophila should be stored dry and out of sunlight, between 15° and 25° C (59° and 77° F). DO NOT STORE IN THE FRIDGE !!!


Dextrose, fine biscuit, brewer's yeast, soy (GMO-free), fructose, sucrose

Technological additive:

Sorbic acid, silicic acid

Nutritional additives per kg (2.2lbs):

60 mg niacinamide, 40 mg vitamin E (all-rac-alpha-tocopherylacetate), 20 mg calcium-d-pantothenate, 4 mg vitamin B1 (thiamine mononitrate), 39,600 I.U. vitamin A, 10 mg vitamin B2 (riboflavin), 4 mg vitamin B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride), 1,340 µg folic acid, 100 mg vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid), 60 I.U. vitamin D3, 8 mg vitamin K3 (menadione-sodiumbisulfite), 12 µg vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamine)

Available in 2 sizes: 250g (8.82oz), 1000g (2.2lbs).

Manufacturer: Nekton
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Nekton-Drosophila Concentrate for breeding fruit flies 250g
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