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    I just had a very basic question I am culturing wingless fruit flies. Right now I am storing them under my aquarium stand where there is very little light is this okay or do they need to be out in the light of the room.

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    Default Re: Culturing fruit flies

    You can raise fruit flies in the dark.

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    Default Re: Culturing fruit flies

    Thank you very much for your information. Will they be more productive in the light or in the dark or doesn't matter at all.

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    Default Re: Culturing fruit flies

    It does not matter at all. I raise my fruit flies in a closed aquarium cabinet.

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    Yep... Dark is fine.
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    Default Re: Culturing fruit flies

    How do you make the fruit flies wingless?

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    Default Re: Culturing fruit flies

    Quote Originally Posted by Revosok View Post
    How do you make the fruit flies wingless?
    It is just the type of specie this fly is.

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    Default Re: Culturing fruit flies

    It's not a specie of fly ! It is a fruit fly strain with a particular type of mutated allele.


    see this thread for info.

    http://www.frogforum.net/showthread.php?t=33885


    BTW: The search function (top of page on right) on Frog Forum will answer many questions and is a great source for basic information.

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    Default Re: Culturing fruit flies

    Quote Originally Posted by Revosok View Post
    How do you make the fruit flies wingless?
    A little pair of tweezers, even smaller pair of scissors, and a whole lot of patience[emoji23]

    Or you could buy them that way.....


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    Default Re: Culturing fruit flies

    Quote Originally Posted by Tzunu un View Post
    It's not a specie of fly ! It is a fruit fly strain with a particular type of mutated allele.


    see this thread for info.

    http://www.frogforum.net/showthread.php?t=33885


    BTW: The search function (top of page on right) on Frog Forum will answer many questions and is a great source for basic information.
    Thanks for that information it is always nice to learn something new.

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