Five Excellent Pet Isopods for Beginners!

Isopods are some of the best pet invertebrates, and in this video I talk about five of the best pet isopods for beginners! The genus Armadillidium , Porcellio, and Porcellionides are contain some of the best isopods for beginners.

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I feed my isopods Repashy Bug Burger weekly, they love it:
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#ad Repashy morning wood is also a very popular isopod food my isopods love:
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#ad One of the best food/substrate ingredients for isopods are oak leaves, such as these heat-treated red oak leaves:

Isopod Substrate ingredients:
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