Re: Which CP to buy

Andreas Wistuba (A.Wistuba@DKFZ-Heidelberg.DE)
Tue, 20 Jun 1995 09:23:40 GMT+1

> Do these little critters display a rather amazing jumping ability? If so,
> it sounds like they're probably springtails - very primitive insects, and
> perfectly harmless. If you look at one with a good magnifying glass (if
> you can catch one) you should see a "tail" folded up under the rear portion
> of the body. This structure is used for the jumping movements.

Though springtails are mostly harmless I've heared that occationallly
they feed on very soft seedling plants. However I never had any
trouble and springtails are always present under the conditions CP's
are grown.