Reptanicals Melanogaster fruit flies for reptiles fruit flies for sale

Melanogaster (Flightless) Fruit Flies

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Reptanicals captive bred flightless Drosophila Melanogaster fruit flies are a genetic mutation of their flighted cousins that have been bred for the pet industry. At full size, our flies are compatible to pinhead crickets and are a perfect meal for mourning geckos, mantids, dart frogs, scorpions, spiders, and hatchling reptiles like chameleons.
Our fruit flies are raised on Reptanicals Fruit Fly Feast, a premium diet that contains protein, vitamins and minerals - so your flies are raised as a gut-loaded FEAST for your critters to dine on - no dusting necessary! Reptanicals Fruit Fly Feast is also packed with beta-carotene which has been proven to improve color in reptiles!

Each FRESH, self-sustaining 16oz or 32oz culture includes: 25-50+ adult flies, food, water, and excelsior. Flies will already be laying eggs and culture should start reproducing in about a week. Cultures can produce up to 500-1000+ flies.
Keep your culture going indefinitely with our Fruit Fly Feast or Reptanicals Fruit Fly Kits!
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Reptanicals takes pride in keeping our breeding facilities clean and free of any pests. Unlike some of our competitors, our cultures don't come with mites!
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Shipping: All live orders are shipped Monday-Wednesday via Priority or Express Mail.

Orders placed on or after Wednesday at noon will ship the following week to avoid spending the weekend at the post office or on a truck. Someone must be present to accept package delivery.


Cold Temps: All orders are extremely well insulated. If your area is experiencing temperatures below 45*F, for LAG you must request "HOLD at Post Office" in message to seller box at checkout.

Hot Temps: Cold packs are included free of charge. For temps exceeding 85*F: LAG you must request "HOLD at Post Office" in message to seller box at checkout.

If temperatures exceed 100*F, we reserve the right to delay shipping until cooler temperatures resume.  


For complete LAG see Shipping Policies

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