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What Do Roly-Polys Eat?

What do roly-polys eat?

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July 15, 20080 found this helpful

They eat the organic matter in rotting logs and potting soil. They need to be kept moist but not wet.

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July 15, 20080 found this helpful

Hello, sorry but what are Roly-Poly's please?

<b> Editor's Note </b> The pill bug (also called the wood louse and the roly-poly bug) is a small, segmented land creature that can roll into a tiny ball for protection.

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July 15, 20080 found this helpful

Just as a matter of curiosity; roly-polies are a crustacean, not bugs (even though we still call them bugs!) They are more closely related to shrimp and crabs than bugs! I just thought that was a fun fact when I first learned it!

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July 17, 20080 found this helpful

We call them "sow bugs", although I have no idea why!

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March 17, 20160 found this helpful

I would feed them paper, carrots and apples.

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