Fruit fly media - red discoloration ?

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Fruit fly media - red discoloration ?

Postby dschwab » Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:02 pm

I checked on my fruit fly cultures this morning, and found a red discoloration on the media... any ideas ? It could be normal for all I know.

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FF starter kit from South Eastern FF.
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Lady Bullseye
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Re: Fruit fly medium

Postby Lady Bullseye » Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:26 pm

Just a thought, maybe the excelsior had a tad of red color on a small area that leached off from moisture?
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Re: Fruit fly media - red discoloration ?

Postby Philsuma » Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:50 pm

Yeah...I vote for: No worries. Looks like a wayward bit o' color that got in there somehow.

Sometimes my cx's get some odd colours and it's never a big deal - never hurts production.


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