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 hissing cockroaches sometimes carri...

Description and Biology

posted in Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches on Thu Feb 14 2019 by Admin

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 a brownish or black colour over ...

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 required for the cockroach; however,...

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

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

Substrate: The best c...

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