- Aug 23, 2015
What is the best top to put on an enclosure housing an African giant millipede? Glass or mesh?
Just to clarify - there are 5 holes in the lid; the size of each is 1/2". There are 20 holes in the sides; the size of each is 1/4". I reread that and wanted to make sure you know I don't have 5" holes! That would not be good.Neither? Glass wouldn't allow enough ventilation and mesh would allow too much and there would not be enough humidity. You want the lid to be secure for AGB's because they are strong and could push a typical aquarium type lid open. You want it to be mostly covered. What do you have available and what size enclosure are you looking at?
My AGB enclosure is a large plastic box. I have about 20 1/4" holes drilled near the lid. I have 5 1/2" holes in the lid but I keep those covered most of the time.
It's good you are covering all of your bases and learning so much before you have your new pet.
They can't CLIMB the glass but they can lean against it and if the substrate is high enough that they could reach the top, they will. But they can't climb glass.Are you sure African giant millipedes can climb up glass?