⨂ Ember Bee Isopod, (Merulanella sp. "Ember Bee")
Common name - Ember Bee Isopod
Scientific name - Merulanella sp. "Ember Bee"
The listing is for 1x animal, of a highly sought-after species of isopod (rolypoly/pillbug/woodlice) that is infamous for their striking, contrasting colours of red and black. Compared to other Merulanella species that are present in the hobby, this species is humongous in comparison and grow 1.5x larger.
This species is also notoriously bolder and more active compared to typical isopods, making them ideal for display set-ups or ideal for those that just like to see their isopods out and about more often.
These are CAPTIVE BRED juveniles, with this stock originating from Vietnam. The isopods sent will be an assorted mixture of ages and sizes, to ensure a good start to a breeding colony.
The isopods feed on a variety of forest materials such as decaying wood and leaf litter. Additional supplements such as calcium (limestone/cuttlefish bone) and fish food should be offered as part of their balanced diet.
As with most Merulanella spp., this species should be kept moist and not wet. Too much humidity and dampness can introduce problems such as moulting issues and sudden die-offs. Therefore, there should also be lots of places to escape the moisture from the soil when needed. These can be in the form of decaying wood pieces, cork bark, and piles of leaf litter. Furthermore, this species benefits from a greater level of ventilation compared to other tropical species (e.g. Cubaris spp.).
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