Sow Bugs Gray Porcellio (15 ct.)

Porcellio scaber are fascinating little bugs that can be kept in large, easy to care for colonies. They are commonly gray, but throw orange specimens sometimes. Feed them dried leaves and keep their habitat moist. Celery and other bits of vegetable matter are eaten as are dried dog or cat food. A piece of bark provides a place for them to hide and your bugs will appreciate that it's even a bit more humid under it (important for reproduction and molting/shedding skin). Watch them roll themselves up into balls as a defense mechanism and shed their exoskeletons one half at a time (front and back sections). They're great for controlling mold, fungus and mites in your other invertebrate or reptile habitats. They are also commonly used as a source of food for some spiders, amphibians and other animals. Sold as a culture of approximately fifteen individuals (size varies depending on availability).

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