Josh’s Frogs Methyl Paraben (1 lb / 453 Grams)

Josh’s Frogs Methyl Paraben (1 lb / 453 Grams)

Amazon.com Price: $19.98 (as of 25/06/2022 14:31 PST- Details)

Has antifungal & antimicrobial properties
Prevents mold from developing in your cultures
Eliminates the need for vinegar

Description

Methyl paraben is a widely used compound naturally found in blueberries. It has a variety of antifungal and antimicrobial effects that have been used to help prevent spoilage in consumables since the early 1900s.

Make your own fruit fly media? This mold inhibitor will prevent mold from developing in your fruit fly media – It’s what we use at Josh’s Frogs in our world famous fruit fly media. Just add 4 teaspoons to 10 cups of your media. No need to use vinegar anymore! 1 pound of methyl paraben is enough to make 360 cups of mold free fruit fly ┬ámedia or 720 half cup cultures!┬áMethyl Paraben is cheaper than using vinegar, doesn’t cause your culture to dry out like vinegar does, and is odorless!

Methyl Paraben is also used in several widely used beauty products and cosmetics (at a rate of 0.01% to 0.3%), as well as a food preservative (up to 0.1%).

Has antifungal & antimicrobial properties
Prevents mold from developing in your cultures
Eliminates the need for vinegar
Odorless & won’t dry out your cultures!