Springtails, Bylas Ant


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Pseudosinella violenta

Minimum: 20+ springtails

Enhance the health and cleanliness of your terrarium or vivarium with our Bylas Ant Springtails. These tiny, efficient decomposers play a crucial role in maintaining a balanced ecosystem by breaking down organic matter and controlling mold growth. Ideal for reptile, amphibian, and invertebrate habitats, Bylas Ant Springtails are the perfect addition to your bioactive setup.

Key Features:

  1. Effective Decomposers: Bylas Ant Springtails efficiently break down organic matter, including dead leaves, wood, and other plant material, helping to maintain a clean and healthy environment.
  2. Mold Control: By consuming mold and fungus, they help prevent mold outbreaks, which can be harmful to your terrarium or vivarium inhabitants.
  3. Nutrient Cycling: Their decomposition process releases nutrients back into the soil, promoting healthy plant growth and a thriving ecosystem.
  4. Small and Non-Intrusive: These tiny creatures are non-intrusive and will not bother your pets, making them an ideal addition to any bioactive setup.
  5. Hardy and Low Maintenance: Bylas Ant Springtails are easy to care for, thriving in a variety of conditions with minimal maintenance.


  • Species: Bylas Ant Springtails (Collembola sp.)
  • Size: Tiny, usually around 1-2 mm in length
  • Habitat: Suitable for terrariums, vivariums, and other bioactive enclosures
  • Diet: Organic matter, mold, and decaying plant material
  • Quantity: Each order includes a healthy starter culture


  • Improved Cleanliness: Keep your terrarium or vivarium clean by reducing the buildup of organic waste and mold.
  • Enhanced Plant Growth: Their nutrient cycling activities enrich the soil, promoting the growth of healthy plants.
  • Natural Pest Control: By consuming mold and fungus, they help prevent potential mold-related issues.
  • Low Maintenance: Requires minimal care, making them an easy and efficient addition to your bioactive setup.
  • Balanced Ecosystem: Contribute to a well-balanced and self-sustaining ecosystem within your enclosure.


  • Terrariums: Add to your terrarium to maintain a clean environment and support plant health.
  • Vivariums: Perfect for vivariums housing reptiles, amphibians, or invertebrates, helping to control mold and organic waste.
  • Bioactive Setups: Essential for bioactive enclosures, aiding in nutrient cycling and decomposition.

Care Instructions:

  1. Introduction: Gently introduce the Bylas Ant Springtails to your terrarium or vivarium by placing the culture container in the enclosure and allowing them to disperse naturally.
  2. Humidity: Maintain moderate to high humidity levels to ensure their survival and effectiveness.
  3. Substrate: Provide a moist substrate rich in organic matter, such as leaf litter, to support their diet and reproduction.
  4. Feeding: While they will primarily feed on existing organic matter, occasional supplementation with fish food flakes or yeast can help sustain their population.
  5. Monitoring: Regularly check the springtail population to ensure they are thriving and effectively managing waste and mold.

Order your Bylas Ant Springtails today to maintain a clean, healthy, and balanced environment in your terrarium or vivarium, ensuring the well-being of your plants and animals.