Flightless Fruit Flies

Drosophila melanogaster & hydei

Fruit fly cultures: they’re the gift that keeps on giving. Our fruit fly cultures will continue to produce flies for up to five weeks, so  amphibians, reptiles and fish will have plenty of flies. Each culture is shipped with approximately 50 to 100 adult flies in the vial, so usage can begin right away.

Choose from two sizes:

We offer Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila hydei – melanogaster are about the size of a pinhead cricket, while hydei are about 1/8" in size. Hydei are the largest variety of flies. The very smallest reptiles and amphibians will prefer melanogaster, and bettas will love them too!


Fruit Fly Nutritional Analysis*
Crude Protein 16.0% (min)
Crude Fat 3% (min)
Crude Fiber 2% (max)
Moisture 80% (max)

Analysis done by independent laboratories