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  1. Acro

    Native Isopods?

    Huh . . . I never knew to search Bug Guide like that. Thanks. That's the other thing, I'm trying to differentiate between native and introduced.
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    Native Isopods?

    What isopod species are native to Georgia and Florida?
  3. As part of a varied diet, I've fed Hisser nymphs to: Red Eared Slider Turtles, Northern Red-Bellied Turtles, Mississippi Map Turtles, Leopard Geckos, Centipedes, African Water Scorpions, Tarantulas, Assassins, Large Goldfish and (I think) Hamsters. Maybe a few others over the years, but I don't currently recall. Good Luck! (PS, you could always separate Male and Female Hissers before they have the chance to breed.)
  4. Acro

    Isopods drowning

    Make sure the rock is too large for the frog to swallow.
  5. Acro

    Onomeris sp.

    Are you keeping and breeding these?
  6. My isopods only get supplemental food once a week. So they aren't getting too much. I will mostly be growing ground orchids and rare house plants in my aquaponic system and will only grow 2 or 3 veggies or herbs for the bugs. Whatever veggies or herbs I grow will be fed to my isopods, roaches and mealworms.
  7. Thanks EricSJCA. My system will be too small for watermelon and corn, but I hope to have a system big enough in a few years! Super interesting info about sesame seeds! So do you crack the seeds or just feed them whole? Maybe I'll try a sesame plant someday.
  8. Anyone work with leather? I just started working with Fish Leather and it's amazing! I'm hoping to make a pouch soon. I've already made a bracelet and a necklace. Fish leather has such a unique and exotic look. I'll eventually post some photos of stuff I've made.
  9. Cool, next time I'm cooking mushrooms I'll feed some to the isopods. Thank you for the long list of veggies and foods that you've tired! This is exactly what I was looking for. What species of isopods are you keep?
  10. Thanks for posting Trullan! Mushrooms huh!?!? I guess it makes sense, isopods being detritivores and all, mushrooms would be their neighbors. What type of mushrooms do you feed your isopods?
  11. Although not fresh, I've fed mine wilted lettuce, and frozen peas. Hope this will get the ball rolling on other veggie items members have tried. Redmont and I can't be the only ones who feed veggies to isopods?!?!
  12. I'm setting up a aquaponics system for ground orchids and I figured I'd add some veggies for the bugs. I wanted to see what veggies people have fed that their isopods. I've fed romaine lettuce and they seem to like it, but I'm sure there are better things.
  13. What fresh veggies or herbs are a favorite food for your isopods?
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    My isopods so far

    This thread needs photos . . .
  15. Seal places pest roaches might enter. That is the best way to keep pests away. People spend hundreds to thousands of dollars on pest control every year, but if people just spent money on sealing their house, they would save so much cash in the long run. Whatever you decide to do, good luck!