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Armadillidium nasatum - Calico Isopods

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NaturalOrganicCaptive Born/Bred
           
10 count
                     
Shop with confidence from the very same invertebrates supplied to stores, rescues and zoos!
     
Reptanicals Calico Armadillidium nasatum isopods, also known as the Nosy Roly Poly, are color morphs of the typical European Gray Armadillidium nasatum. They are red and black, more slender, and have a bump in the front of their anterior between their antennae. The most distinctive thing about these isopods is they have sex determined coloration. Females show the lovely color patterns while males are solid gray or black.
      
   
   

A. nasatum - Calico

Difficulty: Beginner

Size: .79 inches.

Housing: Plastic storage bin or glass terrarium

Food Preferences: Vegetables, dried leaves, grasses, decaying matter and rabbit poop, Reptanicals Isopod Feast

Temp Requirements: approx. 65 Degrees to 85 Degrees. Extreme cold and heat can be lethal

Breeding: Easy - with proper care sub-adults will begin to breed before reaching full size

Substrate: Coconut coir, peat moss, or Reptanicals Bug Bedding, slightly moist with a layer of leaf litter

Humidity: slightly humid, mist one side of the enclosure to create a moisture gradient. Keep moss on the moist side to help maintain humidity.     

Isopods are gaining popularity in the reptile industry for a number of very good reasons. They are natures' janitorial crews! Add them to your home enclosure to create a Bio-Active ecosystem like nature intended. Isopods reduce mold, feces, decaying matter, and improve substrate health! All while providing a calcium rich, nutritious snack for your critters to enjoy any time they wish.

Enclosure larger than 10 gallons? If you're looking to breed these isopods outside of a vivarium, we'd recommend keeping them in one of our Reptanicals Cleaner Breeder Boxes for easy care and to ensure the health of your isopods. Our kits come complete with substrate, food, moss - everything you need to culture with success!

  

Our Isopods are fed a mix of organic vegetables and mushrooms twice weekly in addition to our own Reptanicals Isopod Feast. They are kept on Reptanicals Bug Bedding, sprinkled with leaf litter. We include moist sphagnum moss to help maintain humidity, provide cuttlebone for calcium and cork hides for enrichment.

High Quality Isopod Food from Reptanicals Premium Bio-active Supplies

Don't forget to pick up our Reptanicals Isopod Feast, a great nutritionally complete diet. Use it in addition to fresh food, such as vegetables like carrots. Developed by biologists, our premium protein packed blend of vitamins, minerals and nutrients make the perfect gut-loading cuisine isopods can't get enough of! 

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Shipping: All live animals are shipped Monday-Wednesday. Priority Mail or Express Mail must be chosen at checkout for Live Arrival Guarantee.
Orders placed on or after Wednesday at noon will ship the following Monday to avoid spending the weekend at the post office or on a truck. Someone must be present to accept package delivery.
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Cold Temps: If your area is experiencing temperatures below 45*F, please purchase a heat pack add-on for your order.
Hot Temps: Cold packs are included with Priority and Express Mail postage. If choosing first class you can purchase cold pack add-ons for your order. Note: while cold packs will likely keep your order cool in excess heat we do not offer a LAG for first class mail shipped in temps over 85*F.
If temperatures exceed 100*F, we reserve the right to delay shipping until cooler temperatures resume. 

          

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