Insect and Bug ID forum→What are these bugs?

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May 30, 2020 3:50 PM CST
I just bought this string of hearts plant today, and followed some advice to use diluted hydrogen peroxide in the soil. I tried and a bunch of tiny small insects started running around. They are fast crawlers and can jump. Could someone help me identify them so I know how to get rid of them?
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Edit: After some googling, I found that they are springtails. If anyone has experience with getting rid of them, let me know! The soil is pretty soaked right now unfortunately... but I will leave it outside to help it go faster. It's pretty hot out!
[Last edited by amm13 - May 30, 2020 4:34 PM (+)]
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