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Substrate Matters

As long as our farm was under construction, we had to store the grubs at the home of our hosts. We started giving the larvae shredded leftovers to feed them. This substrate consisted mainly of pineapple, mango, and bananas, which are Fruits, that have a lot of moisture. We also added some water to make …

Construction of the Farm

We have found a nice place for our farm. On a property close to the city we have been able to initiate our project and started to construct the farm. In order to have the optimal conditions for growing of the larvae, we had to make sure that the area is shaded and that there …

Visit to the BSF-Farm in Benin

Today we have been in Benin to visit another farm of the black soldier fly. On the 23th of March our two Insectus members Teika and Felix went with our local entrepreneur Fabio from Lomé, Togo to Abomey, Benin. Our purpose of the trip was to pick up the Black solider Fly (BSF) larvae. After …