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Isopod Information

Get a range of isopod information covering care, facts and more. There is so much to learn about these fascinating crustaceans. New and experienced isopod enthusiast alike will find our isopod information useful.

Types of Isopods for Beginners to Advaced Keepers

types of isopods

Isopods are an ancient crustacean that evolved in prehistoric oceans some 300 million years ago. Both then and now, various types of isopods serve the extremely important function in many ecosystems of being detritivores. That essentially means ...

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What do isopods eat?

what do isopods eat

If you own reptiles, hedgehogs, or any variety of animal that needs to be kept in a vivarium, you may have heard of isopods. Perhaps you have heard of the wonders of bioactive enclosures. Maybe you’re trying to get a compost bit ...

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What is an Isopod?

What is an isopod?

What is an isopod? An isopod is a terrestrial crustacean that is commonly known as a roly poly, pill bug, or sowbug. It is closely related to lobsters and shrimp, isopods also breathe with gills. They can not bite or harm you in anyway which ...

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