Re: NANFA-L-- Live Culture Options

Bruce Stallsmith (
Mon, 27 Mar 2006 12:11:47 -0500

Yeah, I'd expect the terrestrial and aquatic isopods to be different
species. And I'd guess that pillbugs aren't long for the world if placed in

--Bruce Stallsmith
along the Tennessee
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: "geoffrey kimber" <>
>Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Live Culture Options
>Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2006 11:46:17 -0500
>Bruce et al-
>Are the isopods I find in creeks from time to time a different species
>from the isopods I find under rotten logs (that I call pill bugs)?
>If so, how long can the terrestrial isopods survuve under water? I
>expect that my fish would polish off nearly all the isopods I feed
>them, but I wonder if htose that were missed would survive and eat my
>plants or die and pollute the tank.
>geoff kimber
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