Lava Isopod, (Porcellio scaber "Lava")
Common name - Lava Isopod
Scientific name - Porcellio scaber "Lava"
The listing is for 1x animal, of a beginner-friendly species of isopod (rolypoly/pillbug/woodlice) that is popular for their ease of case. They are also one of the best beginner isopod species that are tolerant of a wider variety of conditions.
This is a pedigree called "Lava", which is a line that has been selectively bred for its unique colouration, where sections of its body are replaced with orange patches. Regular wild-type P. scaber has a fully grey body.
These are CAPTIVE BRED, with this stock originating from Europe. When a group is purchased, 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.
UK – Royal Mail 1st Class
UK – Royal Mail Special Delivery
Worldwide – Royal Mail Registered
DISPATCH DATE – Monday
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TERMS & CONDITIONS
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