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Greater Clown Isopods
Armadillidium werneri Isopods in Canada
Step into the captivating world of Armadillidium werneri, the illustrious "Greater Clown Isopod," available at Isopod Canada. This remarkable isopod species boasts a striking resemblance to A. klugii while setting itself apart with unique features.
The visual distinction lies in Armadillidium werneri's extraordinary 5 rows of white spots, a striking departure from klugii's 3 rows. These distinct spots contribute to the species' bold appearance, enhanced by a remarkable blend of orange and white coloring. Native to Greece, A. werneri thrives in temperate and semi-arid environments, exhibiting an unmatched resilience that makes it a sought-after addition to isopod enthusiasts' collections.
Creating an optimal habitat for Armadillidium werneri is key to their well-being. While they demonstrate a certain level of tolerance to humidity, it's advisable to provide a dry area within their enclosure. Despite their larger size, Armadillidium werneri remains a docile and laid-back species, often unrolling and casually exploring their surroundings when handled.
These isopods are known to be exceptional guests in well-maintained vivariums, contributing not only to aesthetic appeal but also to the ecosystem's balance. With a penchant for congregating on cork bark, Armadillidium werneri make a significant impact on organic matter breakdown, aiding in the decomposition of various substances, including leaves, wood, and fecal matter.
The "Greater Clown Isopod" species, especially Armadillidium werneri variety, is a testament to nature's intricate beauty and resilience. Slow-moderate growers, these isopods boast a reputation for accessible breeding populations, making them an excellent choice for enthusiasts looking to cultivate thriving colonies.
At Isopod Canada, we're thrilled to offer you the chance to welcome the mesmerizing Armadillidium werneri into your isopod collection. With their vibrant colors, unique spotting, and ecological contribution, these isopods are not just inhabitants; they're a living testament to the wonders of the natural world. Elevate your vivarium with their charm and elegance, available through Isopod Canada.
All Cultures are started with 10-15 isopods of mixed life stages. ( May be mostly babies)
Please note, we don't ship these during the cold months. (November - April). Orders placed during this time will be shipped in the spring.
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