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Isopods

Sexing Isopods — How To Identify Their Gender Like A Pro

Isopods are tiny, armored crustaceans well-loved by vivarium owners the world over for their impeccable clean-up abilities. There are even 10 best isopods for a vivarium that you can read about on this site. These days, it’s not unusual to find hobbyists breeding isopods in culture tanks, which are later transferred into varied tanks to …

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How Long Isopods Live – That’s it!

Isopods are tiny crustaceans universally famous for their clean-up abilities. And let’s face it, that’s not a bad reputation to have in the ecological sphere. Indeed, it is this inherent talent that has made them a popular choice of critter in vivariums the world over. They’re hardy, easy to breed, and beneficial to have around. …

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How Isopods Eat — Aha! Busted!

Isopods are most often found lurking in dark, damp areas abundant with decaying matter. Also referred to as roly-polies or sowbugs, these tiny, armored chewing machines subsist on a diet of rotting plants and animals, or really anything of the sort that they can get their mandibles on. Have you ever wondered how isopods eat?  …

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