Symbi Biological

Category: Soldier Fly Larvae


Adult Soldier Flies!

We’ve had many Soldier Flies pupate and emerge as adults. Some of them have flown away. Others have stayed. Our little greenhouse isn’t that big and we want the females to be able to leave and come back. I was…

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Some BSFL have crawled out!

I was starting to wonder about the larvae. Not much action in the last week or so. We outlasted an invasion of ants, some other flies, and a nasty hot spell. It looks like we’re moving on to the next…

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BSFL take back the Biopod

A few days ago, some other kind of flies took over the Biopod and the normal BSFL odor changed to a very stinky garbage smell. All the literature I’ve read says that the BSFL have something that deters other flies….

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Egads! Ants in the Soldier Fly bin

The ants found the Biopod. A little diatomaceous earth sprinkled around the bin worked like a charm.

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BSFL after 5 days

Here’s what the Biopod looks like after 5 days. They’re hungry little guys.

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We’ve got grubs!

We received our grubs from the fine folks at ProtaCulture. Here’s what it looks like: They were nice and small which gives us time to observe the conditions of the greenhouse as the season changes. It gets pretty hot in…

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Black Soldier Fly Larvae Project 2.0

We are getting the Black Soldier Fly Larvae project 2.0 off to a good start. We have dedicated little greenhouse where we plan to raise these bite sized wriggly nuggets of protein and fat. We purchased a Biopod from ProtaCulture…

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