Wednesday 17th January

I need to clear some stock so it is "make me an offer" time on tarantulas. I may not always say yes but it is worth asking! (really depends how much I have paid for them). Just drop me an email, tell me which tarantula/tarantulas you would like and how much you would like to pay. Remember once the reduction appears on the website you will need to order quickly or someone else may bag the bargain! (the price will only be reduced for one day so please don't ask unless you are ready to buy)


  • Madagascar Ringed Millipede (Aphistogoniulus polleni)  Large Juvenile

Common Name: Madagascar Ringed Millipede
Scientific Name: Aphistogoniulus polleni

Size: Large Juvenile
Status: Captive bred


Food: Fruit, vegetables, leaf litter, rotten wood, jelly pots

A lovely species of millipede, they are very active and beautiful. Coloured, brown, orange and yellow. Adult body length up to 15cm.

How I keep mine

I keep my Madagascar Ringed millipedes in a plastic box but a fish tank would work just as well. I buy the boxes from Wilko or Tesco and make air holes in the lid with a soldering iron, a great little tool for burning the right size holes through plastic. I use peat or coir on the base and add leaf litter (Oak, Beech or other hard woods) and pieces of rotten wood. These millipedes seem to enjoy fruit, especially banana, apple and cucumber.  I sometimes add a little cuttlefish or powdered calcium carbonate which I am told is good for their growth. Both warmth and humidity are important. I use a small heat mat and ensure there is not too much ventilation. If you are housing the millipedes in a fish tank you may need to cover some of the air holes with cling film so that the cage does not dry out. I rarely mist my millipedes as I find they get enough moisture from the leaf litter.


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Madagascar Ringed Millipede (Aphistogoniulus polleni) Large Juvenile

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