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Armadillidum Vulgare Isopod Care Guide

Chances are that when you think about a sow bug, it will match the description of Armadilidium vulgare. This species goes by many names, including the Common pill bug, Doodle bug, Potato bug, and the Roly-poly. Out of all the isopods, this is the most intensely studied terrestrial species.  They are also quite the popular …

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Rubber Ducky Isopod Care – Best Kept Secrets!

(image credits, IG:monkeytailedskinks) With “rubber ducky” in the name, it isn’t much of a surprise that any species belonging to Cubaris isopods are deemed cute. They’re also a bit rarer than other pill bugs as they were only recently discovered. But why are they named the Rubber Ducky isopod? These insects sport the typical dark …

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Dairy Cow Isopod Care Secrets!

Although not the most traditional pet, isopods have increased in popularity due to their simplified care and exceptional janitorial abilities. These little pill bugs are capable of ridding a terrarium of natural waste left over from other animals you may house. Dairy Cow isopods, or Porcellio laevis, are among these coveted sow bugs. This species …

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