Since I collected a bunch of rotten wood at that nature preserve I went to last week, I decided I'd give some to my isopods and Parcoblatta pennyslvanica! Besides the small chunks of rotten wood I already had mixed into the isopods' substrate( also mixed some into my A.tesselatas' substrate), I replaced all their hides with nice pieces of rotten wood, which I'm sure they appreciate! I gave the P.pennsylvanica nymphs some vertical rotten wood pieces(since I found them in the same rotten log that I collected the rotten wood from and I know they are supposed to like vertical pieces of wood), and also wedged their piece of cork bark into an upright position.
Here are some pics of their updated enclosures!
|Orange T.rathkii isolation enclosure|
The P.leavis"Orange" seem to enjoy their new hides the best since theirs has the most crevices to wedge their selves into! LOL Even though I used much of the rotten wood I collected, I still have half a gallon freezer bag of small chunks and have about 3 more nice sized pieces( which I will most likely also turn into small chunks.)
While I was exchanging hides, I was also able to take some photos of my young Armadillidium maculatum, some of my other isopods, and my large Parcoblatta pennsylvanica nymphs.
Here they are!
|Large P.pennsylvanica nymphs|
Goodnight guys and goodbye!