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Milipede after bath ;P
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niggiddu Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Musi zawierać sporo białka xD
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dead01 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No, ważył całkiem sporo, ale taka piękność nie jest do jedzenia :P
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BrittaM Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014
Lovely 'pede you've got there! I want one of these guys so bad, but they're so expensive.
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Weird-To-Strange Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013
Wow! Very nice!
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Lucern7 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Student General Artist
aww how cute
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TinyFeatherpants Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hihi these drops look cool on it. :D
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dead01 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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dogatemymanuscript Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You should actually avoid getting a millipede very wet/damp at all, even during routine tank misting, because may species secrete natural chemicals that keep their exoskeleton free of pest, mold, and harmful microbes. This species is especially known for doing this and droplets of the secretions can often be found on them. My Flordia Ivory millipede hates getting wet and if their exoskeleton gets too wet/moist for too long it can soften it, making it weaker or could cause their exoskeleton to grow fungus.
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dead01 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I usually was careful about it, but on that picture he was after bath- I had to bathe him a couple of times, because he had parasites ( mites)...
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dogatemymanuscript Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Someone taught me a handy trick for getting rid of mites without bathing your invert, which can be very dangerous. Fill a small plastic container with very damp ripped up paper towel and keep the rest of the tank at a much lower moisture. Since the invert can go into the hide, even a moisture loving invert will be okay. The mites will gather in the most moist part of the cage, the hide, so when you replace the damp paper towels you'll be disposing of mites. Eventually, you'll have thrown away all the mites with the paper towels. This worked very well with my Rainbow Dung Beetles after all other mite removal techniques failed. Many people also give their inverts a dust bath to dislodge mites off their pet inverts exoskeleton. You basically gently shake them in a vitamin dust (like what you dust crickets with) or even unbleached flour. This works well for inverts with relatively smooth a streamline exoskeletons (like millipedes and roaches), but it doesn't work well with inverts that have a lot of space around the joints of the exoskeleton (like beetles).
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dead01 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for advice! If I still had problems with mites once, I have to try it out :)
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Favninthedirewolf Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:squee:  It's so cute!  I want one!
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Phoenix-Cry Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013
wow!  He's huge!
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dead01 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes, he had almost 30 centimeters long :D
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Phoenix-Cry Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013
That's a lot of centimeters!  :giggle:  Very cool though.  I had one on my arm once, their feet feel so cool.
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dead01 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha, they tickle :P
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blackearthfire Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
fascinating creature
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LeDiableDesBois Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
He doesn't seems really pleased by that.
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newtype06 Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nuts to that! No way would I ever do this haha
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LadyJafaria Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
They're really slow and not venomous (they eat plants.) It's centipedes you have to be careful of, not millipedes.
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