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Longest Lifespan Feeder Roach?

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I know that dubia roaches live up to like 2 years. My question is there any other feeder roaches that live fairly long or just as long?

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I think hissers live at least 2 years.

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yea I should have added hissers but as far as i know they arent really looked upon as a feeder due to their hard shell and they can climb etc. any other feeders you guys can think of that lives for 2 years or longer? 

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I just checked looks like Eublaberus Posticus or orange head roaches can live between 1-2 years. I think for longer life span the way to go is larger roaches. Probably discoid and any other blaberus spieces like fusca, atrops, etc

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I have Eublaberus serranus (pantanal roach). I received inch long nymphs in nov 2015. They started molting into adults in Feb 2016 and I noticed the first deaths of males in July. I assume these were old age deaths. I didn't notice any females dead until september or so. They are quite productive now. 

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So im looking into Fusca, these look really nice, they get bigger which is a plus but does anyone have any real info if they do indeed live as long as dubia or longer? Im all about the lifespan of my feeders :) thanks guys

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Hissers are often feeders.  Though in my book treats not a staple

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