Dwarf Purple Isopod

Isopoda sp. “Dwarf Purple”


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20 mixed: $5
100 mixed: $20 (Contact for availability)
500 mixed: $75 (Contact for availability)


Detailed Species Stats -Click-

  • Adult Size: 4 mm.
  • Care Level: Easy.
  • Temperature Requirements: 70-90 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Air Humidity: Not picky.
  • Substrate Humidity: Moist.
  • Favorite Foods: Not picky.
  • Locality: None.

Also known as the “dwarf purple”, “Costa Rican purple”, and “jungle micropod”, this tiny species is a highly efficient clean-up crew in humid enclosures and an amazing feeder for tiny arachnids and amphibians. Unlike the dwarf white isopod, these do not burrow; they prefer to hide under bark or other cage décor, making them easier for predators to find!