The Speckled or Lobster Cockroach, Nauphoeta cinerea, is a circum-tropical species, originally from North-Eastern Africa, that has achieved a much wider distribution due to its association with man
The Madagascar hissing cockroach (Gromphadorhina portentosa), also known as the hissing cockroach or simply hisser, is one of the largest species of cockroach, reaching 2 to 3 inches (5.1–7.6 cm) at maturity. They are from the island of Madagascar off the African mainland, where they can be found in rotting logs.
Zophobas morio is a species of darkling beetle, whose larvae are known by the common name superworm or zophobas. Superworms are common in the reptile pet industry. I
The Dubia cockroach (Blaptica dubia), also known as the orange-spotted cockroach, Guyana spotted cockroach, or Argentinian wood cockroach, is a medium-sized species of cockroach which grows to around 4.0–4.5 cm. They are sexually dimorphic; adult males have full wings covering their body, while females have only tiny wing stubs, their tegmina (forewings)...
The Central American Giant Cockroach, Blaberus giganteus, is considered one of the largest cockroaches in the world, with males being able to reach lengths of 7.5 cm and females 10 cm. This cockroach belongs to the family Blaberidae. As typical for all roaches, individuals undergo hemimetabolous metamorphosis, which means the change from juvenile to adult...
The house cricket is typically gray or brownish in color, growing to 16–20 millimetres in length. Males and females look similar, but females will have an ovipositor emerging from the rear, around 12 millimetres long. The ovipositor is brown-black, and is surrounded by two appendages. On females, the cerci are also more prominent.
Food for live sticks Callisia fragrans is a low growing plant that has waxy leaves that have a slight purplish color underneath, reminding maize with alternating placement on its stem. Green leaves that will turn purplish at the edges when placed in strong light. It has small, white fragrant flowers arranged in clusters of three.
The Turkestan cockroach, also known as the rusty red cockroach, red runner cockroach or simply rusty red, red runner, or lat, is a primarily outdoor-dwelling cockroach native to an area from northern Africa to Central Asia. Adults measure around 3 cm (1.2 in) in length. Adult males are a brownish orange or red, are slender, and have long, yellowish wings...
Black - yellow stripped roaches, looks amazing and do not have sharp legs.
Mealworms are typically used as a pet food for captive reptiles, fish, and birds. They are also provided to wild birds in bird feeders, particularly during the nesting season. Mealworms are useful for their high protein content. They are also used as fishing bait.
Adults are climbers but we have found with coir and leaf litter as a substrate they tend to stay in that rather than climb and with a band of silicon grease around the top as added security this helps in case they attempt to climb.
Beautiful black roach. These are said to be parthogenetic and the females reproduce without males. I do not know if males of this species exist, but at least in the hobby there seem to be only females. These love to burrow and eat through moist, soft rotting wood.