Humidity

posted in Health Issues  on 3 October 2018 by Author

Insects require certain amount of moisture in their environment just as they need certain degrees of warmth. Actually the requirements of insects for moisture is closely correlated to that o...

Low temperature

posted in Health Issues on 26 September 2018 by Author

Some insects can withstand extremely low temperatures, even below freezing point of water, to as low as -20°C.

Insects can be separated into three categories depending on their ...

Injuries by Physical agents. High temperature

posted in Health Issues on 19 September 2018 by Author

Injuries by Physical agents

The common physical agents that cause injuries are: too high or too low temperature, high or low level of humidity, radiation, ...

Injuries by Mechanical agents

posted in Health Issues on 19 September 2018 by Author

Non-infectious diseases

The non-infectious diseases are those in which no living micro-organism is involved. Such diseases are often considered as injuries...

Temperature: if you want make cockroaches happy keep temperature between 29 - 32ºC.

Humidity: humidity level should be between 60 - 70%.

Substrate: The best c...

After you have had your colony or individual roaches for a while, you may begin to notice tiny light-colored creatures crawling on the cockroaches. Similar to dogs getting fleas, the Madagascar his...

Description and Biology

posted in Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches on 22 August 2018 by Author

The Madagascar hissing cockroach (Gromphadorhina portentosa) is approximately 5 to 10 centimetres long and weighs 7 to 25 grams. The roach is heavily sclerotized, giving it ...

The Madagascar hissing cockroach is an opportunistic feeder, often utilizing ripened fruits that fall to the rainforest floor in Madagascar. This fruit will provide much of the moisture requ...

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