Porcellio Dilatatus

Porcellio dilatatus – ‘Giant Canyon’ – Isopod

  • Porcellio dilatatus is a North American and Western European isopod. These medium to large isopods live below or on the soil’s surface. Giant Canyon isopods for sale) grow to over 3/4″ and reproduce quickly. Their grayish brown shells are rough. Giant Canyon is similar to Porcellio scaber, but it’s bigger and burrows more.
  • Giant canyon isopods - Porcellio dilatatus - The Roach Ranch

They feed on dried leaves and wood to eat as well as vegetables such as carrots or potatoes.

They’ll do well in both tropical and arid conditions for bioactive setups. Naturally, they’ll do best in a moist environment, but they’ll also manage in a dry habitat (provided they have a wet area to retreat to). Some damp sphagnum moss is an easy way to provide this.

Giant canyon.Isopod Care

Giant Canyon isopods don’t need much care as they are highly tolerant. A plastic container with at least 3-4 gallons and medium airflow will suffice. In addition, they require 3 to 4 inches of substrate as they like to stay under the soil. Moreover, Giant Canyon isopods are fine with temperatures of 65 to 75 degrees F. Additionally, medium humidity of 60% to 80% is optimal.

Options

10ct., 25ct., 50ct.

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