Husbandry Information for D. busckii

Food requirements

We grow these flies on Wheeler-Clayton food. They will not thrive on standard cornmeal food.

Temperature

18 - 25°C is the range they will grow at. They grow slower at the lower temperatures. Embryo to adult will take 20-25 days depending upon the temperature.

Pupation conditions

It is not necessary to add paper to these cultures.