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Old 16-04-2019, 01:37 PM
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Default Pest fruit flies

Hi,
I have a Dubia roach breeding colony in a large 80L RUB, which I have with a natural setup, soil, bark, springtails etc. Unfortunately some of my fruit flies for the PDF have got in and are now breeding.
Does anyone know a good way of getting rid of them from the enclosure without tearing it down?
Is there anything else I could put in there that would eat the maggots from the substrate? Any types of worm, beetle or something?
Anything that I could add which would eat the flies and not be worried by the roaches? I did think maybe a few mantis?
I do have a colony of sun beetles if they could be any help?
Thanks in advance,
Chris
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