Springtails, Temperate White


Folsomia candida

Minimum: 20+ springtails

Embark on a journey of bioactive excellence with Temperate White Springtails, the versatile organisms that bring functionality and aesthetic charm to your terrarium, vivarium, or bioactive garden. These tiny wonders serve as dynamic soil enrichers and cleanup crews, fostering a healthy and balanced microhabitat. Elevate your gardening experience with the diverse benefits of Temperate White Springtails!

Key Features:

  1. Versatile Soil Enrichers: Temperate White Springtails play a pivotal role in enhancing soil health within your enclosed environment. As they forage through the substrate, they aid in nutrient cycling, breaking down organic matter, and promoting overall soil vitality.

  2. Neutral Aesthetics: With a subtle white coloration, these springtails complement any terrarium or vivarium setup. Enjoy the neutrality of Temperate White Springtails, allowing your plants and other inhabitants to take center stage.

  3. Efficient Waste Managers: Let Temperate White Springtails take care of the dirty work. These efficient organisms excel at consuming decaying plant material, fungi, and detritus, ensuring a clean and well-maintained bioactive space.

  4. Safe and Peaceful Inhabitants: Foster a harmonious bioactive community with Temperate White Springtails. These peaceful organisms coexist well with other bioactive inhabitants, contributing to a balanced and dynamic microhabitat.

  5. Adaptable to Various Setups: Ideal for terrariums, vivariums, and bioactive gardens, Temperate White Springtails adapt seamlessly to different environments. Enhance the aesthetics and functionality of your enclosed space with their versatile presence.


  • Color: White
  • Size: Tiny, ranging from 1-3 mm
  • Habitat: Terrariums, Vivariums, Bioactive Setups


  • Soil Vitality: Promote a thriving ecosystem with Temperate White Springtails, supporting nutrient cycling, organic matter breakdown, and overall soil health in your bioactive environment.

  • Subtle Elegance: Enjoy the understated beauty of Temperate White Springtails. Their neutral white color allows them to blend seamlessly into your terrarium or vivarium, providing a clean and unobtrusive aesthetic.

  • Effective Waste Management: Delegate the cleanup duties to Temperate White Springtails. These tiny organisms efficiently consume decaying plant material, fungi, and detritus, maintaining a pristine bioactive space.

  • Peaceful Coexistence: Create a tranquil and balanced bioactive community. Temperate White Springtails coexist harmoniously with other bioactive inhabitants, contributing to a dynamic microhabitat.

  • Versatile Application: Whether you have a terrarium, vivarium, or bioactive garden, Temperate White Springtails adapt effortlessly, making them a versatile and beneficial addition to various enclosed environments.

Care Guidelines:

  1. Substrate: Provide a suitable substrate, such as coconut coir or peat moss, to create a comfortable environment for Temperate White Springtails.

  2. Feeding: Temperate White Springtails feed on decaying plant material, fungi, and detritus. Introduce leaf litter, decomposing wood, or other organic matter to support their dietary needs.

  3. Moisture: Maintain a moderately moist substrate to support the hydration needs of Temperate White Springtails. Ensure proper ventilation to prevent excessive moisture.

  4. Compatibility: Temperate White Springtails are generally compatible with various bioactive setup inhabitants, including plants, small invertebrates, and other microorganisms.

  5. Observation: Take pleasure in observing the beneficial activities of Temperate White Springtails as they contribute to the health and balance of your bioactive environment.

Transform your bioactive setup into a flourishing microhabitat with the versatile advantages of Temperate White Springtails. Order now and experience the wonders of a visually subtle yet thriving enclosed space!