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    Question Mites or Springtails?

    Hey guys,

    I've recently noticed a lot of tiny white insects swarming in the soil and moss that I have in my vivarium. I have noticed that they seem to swarm around my WTF's feces. I have been trying to do some research and I just can't seem to figure out whether they are mites or springtails? Does anyone have any advice or tips to look for that would help me make the distinction?

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    Default Re: Mites or Springtails?

    Springtails move much more quickly than mites- and they swarm around feces.
    Sounds like you have springtails.

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