Giant Orange Woodlice

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Giant Orange Woodlice (Porcellio sp.) are one of the larger species of isopod commonly used as terrarium custodians or 'clean-up crew' and live and breed well in bio-active set-ups. As adults, they may attain a length of up to 18mm long. Giant Orange Woodlice are also useful as a livefood for many reptiles and amphibians and have the advantage of a high calcium content due to their calcarious exo-skeleton.

If they are to be used as food, they are best served up in a smooth-sided dish in much the same way as mealworms or calci-worms. To thrive and become established in the terrarium, they need to be in a constantly damp and humid microclimate which normally means that they hide away for much of the time under branches, rocks or within the substrate.

They are supplied in tubs as a starter culture of various sizes.

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18 Reviews

  • 5
    Giant Orange...

    Posted by Katrina Parkinson on 17th Sep 2021

    I've ordered them 3 times and each time they have arrived alive and scuttling about. They have always been different life stages, some tiny babies, others full grown adults which were a mix of males and females. When you put them in their enclosure make sure you scoop out all of the substrate in the pot, the babies can be really small and you don't want to miss any! Overall I am very happy with these isopods and can't wait to introduce them as my cleanup crew ♥

  • 2
    There were of poor quality and mostly looked...

    Posted by John Welsh on 22nd Aug 2021

    There were of poor quality and mostly looked dead

  • 5

    Posted by Scott Reynolds on 5th Jun 2021

    Bought some giant orange woodlice and all were alive and very active they look amazing in my terarrium will be doing more and definitely using this company again

  • 5

    Posted by Tyrone Horton on 21st Jan 2021

    All of them arrived alive and in an abundance, would purchase from here again

  • 1
    Great product n great...

    Posted by Jahaan Gerald on 8th Nov 2020

    Always get my reptile products from here, last I brought the giant orange woodlice to aid my clean up crew. Can't go wrong with this place. Once you shop Internet reptile, you'll never shop anywhere else. Quick and easy shopping.

  • 5

    Posted by David Chambers on 1st Nov 2020

    Bought some Woodlice all arrived safely in good condition. Recommended

  • 5
    Really quick...

    Posted by Megan Rogers on 18th Jun 2020

    I was suprised how fast they arrived, they were packaged nicely and they are cool little bugs for my clean up crew.

  • 3

    Posted by Liz Overton on 6th May 2020

    They are good and very healthy

  • 5
    Orange Woodlice

    Posted by Sean Allen on 26th Apr 2020

    Arrived very quickly and in perfect condition (all alive). A welcome addition to any vivarium.

  • 5

    Posted by Kyle Rutherford on 5th Nov 2019

    Arrived alive and well

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