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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.

Where to buy isopods?

where to buy isopods

If you’re a pet enthusiast or have ever considered owning certain exotic animals, you have likely heard of isopods. Also known as the pill bug, they are an ancient crustacean that have been recognized for their value in enriching various ...

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What to Feed Isopods

what to feed isopods

It is not often that you come across an animal in the pet trade so unusual and unique that you might have a hard time wrapping your head around how they could have possibly found a place in someone’s home. One such critter is the isopod ...

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Breeding Isopods: A Guide to Successful Isopod Breeding

breeding isopods

If you are a reptile fancier, or happen to keep small pets that need specially maintained vivariums, it is likely that you’ve already heard about the wonders of isopods. Also known as rolly pollies, pill bugs, or sowbugs, these critters ...

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Isopod Care: Housing, Feeding and Breeding

isopod care

Isopods are an ancient, wonderful crustacean. They have evolved out of prehistoric sea floors to moist soils in forest floors all around the world to dominate as detritivores. Today, these unassuming bugs have become exceptionally valuable in ...

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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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