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Old 08-01-2013, 10:06 PM   #1
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Remind you of something?

http://insects.about.com/od/isopods/...s-pillbugs.htm

Didn't know they had gills.
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Old 08-02-2013, 04:04 AM   #2
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As someone who keeps isopods I can confirm they're every bit as food-aggressive as their shrimpy cousins. Anything dead or dying gets attacked viciously. One time I found a roach in the house and smacked it. Seems I broke it's back or something because it could still move it's front 2 legs but that was it.

I tossed it to the pillbugs and checked back after 20 minutes. It was struggling trying to push them away, but they were rapidly disassembling it. When I checked again a few hours later there was nothing left at all.

Here's a picture of them swarming a moth.

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