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Porcellio Haasi High Yellow Isopods

Porcellio Haasi High Yellow Isopods

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Originally from the hilly areas of Spain, the Haasi High Yellow Isopods are one of the best-selling pet isopods. These isopods can grow up to three centimeters and are, thus, an excellent visual addition to any pet enclosure.

The unique pattern on the outer body, the ease of breeding, the minimal care requirement, etc., are some of the highlight features of Haasi High Yellow Isopods. These isopods are undoubtedly an excellent option for isopod enthusiasts in dry areas of the globe. As one of the most sought-after isopod categories, the caretaker must provide primary care and other requirements.

Haasi High Yellow Isopods: A Glimpse

·       Origin: North Eastern Spain

 

·       Scientific Name: Porcellio Haasi

 

·       Difficulty Level: Medium

 

·       Size: Up to three centimeters

 

·       Rarity: Average

 

·       Temperature: 70 to 80 degrees Celsius

 

·       Humidity: 50% to 60%

 

·       Favorite Foods: Fruits, organic vegetables, etc.

Haasi High Yellow Isopods: An Overview

Haasi High Yellow Isopods are said to have originated in the northeastern regions of Spain. These parts of Spain are humid and dry. So, the Haasi High Yellow Isopods prefer a dry and humid climate to grow.

Haasi High Yellow Isopods make great pets. Their bright color body makes them easy to spot in an enclosure. They have an active temperament and, thus, appear at the top surface of the substrate mix or soil.

Also, in size, the Haasi High Yellow Isopods are relatively much bigger than the other isopods. Thus, they are easily visible and, thus, make a great pet.

The High Yellow isopods are a very popular morphed variety of the Haasi isopods. The Porcellio Haasi category contains several varieties of isopods. The high-yellow isopods are characterized by the bright yellow color of their outer body.

Due to the pattern and color, the High Yellow variety of Porcellio Haasi isopods is highly sought worldwide.

Haasi High Yellow Isopods: Basic Care

It is not very difficult to care for the Haasi High Yellow Isopods. They fall under the moderate category of care difficulty. With reasonable attention and primary care, they can be maintained as healthy pets.

Some pointers on the primary care of Haasi High Yellow Isopods are as follows.

·       Haasi High Yellow Isopods are usually active in the early morning and night. So, the caretaker should consider it normal if they are not found outside during noon.

 

·       The male and female Haasi High Yellow Isopods differ significantly in their size. The males are much larger than the females. So, using the size criterion, the caregiver should maintain a male-to-female balance ratio in the enclosure.

 

·       Haasi High Yellow Isopods are seasonal breeders. Therefore, the caretaker should provide proper attention and care during the breeding season.

 

·       Haasi High Yellow Isopods need to have a Calcium-rich diet. So, the caregiver needs to provide the isopods with enough Calcium.

 

·       Artificial Calcium supplements can be used in the diet of Haasi High Yellow Isopods.

Haasi High Yellow Isopods: Feeding

Haasi High Yellow Isopods are detritivores. They prefer having dead and decayed organic matter along with fresh food. The most favorite diet options for these isopods are as follows:

·       Decaying leaves

 

·       Fruits

 

·       Vegetables

 

·       Fish food

 

·       Wood, etc.

Regarding wood, Haasi High Yellow Isopods prefer rotting wood, especially white wood. It is advisable to mix parts of rotten white wood with the surface soil of the isopod enclosure.

Haasi High Yellow Isopods require high quantities of Protein and Calcium. Caregivers are advised to provide Calcium—and Protein-rich food items for the isopods once a week. Nutrient supplements are also an excellent option for these isopods.

The following are some of the best Calcium Sources that can be included in the Haasi High Yellow Isopods diet.

·       Cuttlefish bone

 

·       Limestone

 

·       Oyster shell

 

·       Limestone rock, etc.

Haasi High Yellow Isopods: Appearance and Behavior

Appearance

As mentioned, the Haasi High Yellow Isopods are some of the biggest pet isopods currently available. On average, they grow around two and a half centimeters. But with proper nutrition, the male isopods can grow more than three centimeters.

The female Haasi High Yellow Isopods are relatively minor in size. The size difference is very much visible.

The Haasi High Yellow Isopods are bright yellow with a unique pattern on the outer shell. The pattern and outer shell are a combination of black, white, and yellow.

The body of Haasi High Yellow Isopods is segmented. The head part of the isopods has a pair of antennae. The male isopods have long uropods. They use the uropods for mating.

Behavior

Haasi High Yellow Isopods are pretty active creatures. They are active in both daytime and nighttime. However, they are mostly found outdoors during the early morning of the daytime.

Haasi High Yellow Isopods breed in a seasonal manner. They breed prolifically during the summer and spring seasons. During the breeding phase, these isopods require high protein and calcium.

Haasi High Yellow Isopods: Habitat

Haasi High Yellow Isopods prefer a dry environment mostly. So, a dry tub would be the best option for inhabiting Haasi High Yellow Isopods.

Unlike most other isopods, Haasi High Yellow Isopods do not always need moist soil. So, it is better to keep only a very small area in the enclosure wet. This small area will be more than enough for the isopods to wet themselves if needed. Ideally, only 1/5 of the soil should be wet for the Haasi High Yellow Isopods.

Haasi High Yellow Isopods cannot survive high humidity, so good ventilation is a must for their enclosure. The caregivers must ensure adequate airflow inside the enclosure.

Haasi High Yellow Isopods: Substrate Mix

Haasi High Yellow Isopods require a mostly dry setup inside their habitat, so the substrate mix for their enclosure should be chosen carefully. It is advisable to create a dry blend of sphagnum peat moss, dry oak leaves, rotten wood pieces, etc.

For the various requirements of the isopods, about 1/5 of the substrate mix surface can be kept wet. Decaying leaves and dry leaves should be kept in the substrate mix. It is advisable to use rotting white wood while mixing rotten wood in the substrate.

 

 

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