“Calico” Isopods (Porcellio scaber)
Porcellio scaber is a very common type of isopod native to central and western Europe, but also invasive in other parts of the world. The “Calico” morph has colorful mottled orange/red females and gray females. The exoskeleton is hard and durable
As part of a bioactive terrarium, P. scaber contributes by breaking down food waste, feces, and rotting foliage. They also make good feeders for smaller reptiles and amphibians!
Each 12oz deli container comes with 10-12 isopods.
Preferred temperatures: 64-73°F
Preferred humidity: Medium
Reproductive rate: High