Pop In & Pick Up Weekend


Monday 22nd October - I will be on holiday until Wednesday 7th of November


Many of you will know by now that I'm off to Costa Rica (voted the happiest country in the world). My daughter and partner will be looking after the animals while I am away and I will sort out any enquiries and orders upon my return. Thanks to all those who sent best wishes, I will keep you updated of my adventures on Facebook!


  • Roly-Poly Isopod (Armadillidium vulgare) x 3 (various sizes)

Common Name: Roly-Poly Isopod
Scientific Name : Armadillidium vulgare

Size : Various x 3
Status: Captive bred

Food : Leaf litter, rotten wood, fruit & veg (scavengers - will eat organic waste)

These woodlice are fascinating to watch as they roll into a tight ball like a pill millipede. They are a European species and do very well in warm humid tanks, vivariums and enclosures and can multiply quite rapidly to become super cleaners in your bio-active set-up. Adult size approx. 0.5cm.  


How I keep mine

I keep my Isopods in a plastic box with peat/coir on the base and a layer of leaf litter, plus rotten wood on top. I add the occasional small piece of fruit & veg. The box should be kept moist. They are housed in my warm bug room but I do not use a heat mat for them.

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Roly-Poly Isopod (Armadillidium vulgare) x 3 (various sizes)

  • Product Code: 1009
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  • £9.99


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