Giant African Millipede

Giant African Millipede

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Giant African Millipede

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Range Tropical and sub-tropical western Africa.
Type Terrestrial, but will burrow to some extent.
Diet Babies and adults eat bananas, tomatoes, melons, romaine lettuce, apples, cucumbers, and other fruits and vegetables. Millipedes should have a supply of calcium added to their diet, like calcium powder, which can be purchased from most pet stores.
Full Grown Size 17cm to 27cm.
Growth Slow speed.
Temperature 25 - 30 Degrees Celcius
Humidity 75 to 80%.
Temperament Docile and calm.
Housing Babies can live in a roomy clear plastic container with air holes. Adults can live in a 5 to 10-gallon tank, depending on the size of the millipede. Millipedes can live communally. The tank should be twice as long, and at least as wide as the individual, or the largest millipede in the tank. Floor space is more important than height.
Substrate 7.5cm to 10cm of peat moss and potting soil, kept moist.
Decor No decorations are really needed.
Other Names Giant Millipede, African Black Millipede, and Tanzanian Giant Black Millipede.


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rating Perfect!
Ivanka K. on 03/08/2019 Nice size already and very interesting, arrived safe and alive :D

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