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Panda King Cubaris - Isopods

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NaturalOrganicCaptive Born/Bred
  5 or 10 count (mixed sizes)
Shop with confidence from the very same invertebrates supplied to stores, rescues and zoos!

Panda King Isopods (Cubaris sp), just like their popular cousins the Rubber Ducky, are from the caves of Vietnam. These humid loving species do great in terrariums outfitted with pillow moss. Their striking black and white bands, coupled with the adorable spots on their heads are what gave the little cuties their moniker. 


Cubaris sp - Panda King

Difficulty: Intermediate

Size: .475 inches.

Housing: Plastic storage bin or glass terrarium

Food Preferences: freeze dried shrimp, vegetables, dried leaves, wood, grasses, and decaying matter, Reptanicals Isopod Feast , provide cuttlebone and limestone for calcium

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

Breeding: Once established they will be moderate to prolific breeders

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

Humidity: moderately humid, mist one side of enclosure to create moisture gradient. Keep moss on moist side to help maintain humidity, and do not ever allow moss to dry completely. It is important to maintain adequate ventilation with the higher humidity to avoid mold growth.     

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 Premium Isopod Food

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.
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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