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Accidental Pet African Millipede Deaths: Could They Have Been Avoided?

On a rather different topic, we recently found two of our African Gold Striped Millipedes (Pelmatoiulus sp) lying on top of the substrate in their tank, both dead. ¬†Having removed these two, the third millipede in the tank did the … Continue reading

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Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

Two of our highly coloured millipedes. Sadly both are no longer with us but we love these gentle, bumbling minibeasts

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Reptile Handling in Schools & Businesses: Real Value or Just a Novelty?

Lots of people ask me, “Why do you do what you do?” For those of you who don’t know, part of my business involves taking reptiles (snakes & lizards) and ‘minibeasts’ (tarantulas, cockroaches, snails, millipedes, scorpions) into schools & businesses. … Continue reading

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Little White Mites in the Vivarium?

We were recently cleaning out our land snails and millipede when we came across masses of very small white bugs, less than a millimetre long.¬† They were crawling over the animals and especially over their droppings and when disturbed they … Continue reading

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