Tropical Springtails are excellent feeders for dart frogs and hatchling reptiles. They are an especially vital component to going Bio-active. These tropical white Springtails can be added to virtually any enclosure and are especially helpful in humid tanks and terrariums as they eat mold and detritus.
Trichorhina tomentosa - Dwarf White Isopod
Size: .25 inches.
Housing: Plastic storage bin or glass terrarium
Food Preferences: freeze dried shrimp, vegetables, dried leaves, wood, grasses, and decaying matter, 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: Isopod Substrate, slightly moist with a layer of leaf litter. This is a burrowing species, be sure to provide at least 2-3in of substrate.
Humidity: slightly humid, mist one side of enclosure to create moisture gradient. Keep moss on moist side to help maintain humidity.
Reptanicals Springtail Feast Keep those springtails thriving by providing them with exactly what they need, our nutritious Reptanicals Springtail Feast! Developed by our in house biologists to produce healthy, prolific springtail cultures. Each 0.5oz bag will feed an 8oz Reptanicals Springtail Culture for months.
Shipping: All live isopods are shipped Monday-Wednesday via Priority Mail. Express 1-Day Shipping may be chosen at checkout for a fee.
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.
Cold Temps: All orders are extremely well insulated. If your area is experiencing temperatures below 45*F, for LAG we reserve the right to mark box "HOLD at Post Office."
Hot Temps: Cold packs are included free of charge. For temps exceeding 95*F: LAG we reserve the right to mark box "HOLD at Post Office."
If temperatures exceed 100*F, we reserve the right to delay shipping until cooler temperatures resume.
For complete LAG see Shipping Policies