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  1. Blaberus Craniifer

    Panchlora sp. "Costa Rica Yellow"

    ooh those are some pretty roaches
  2. too bad it isn't D.orini but still a cool roach =) Unfortunately I'm not still there but if I get the chance again I will go roach hunting for these guys and do my best to selectively breed them!
  3. So I recently went to Disneyland and found this smushed roach in the California Adventure park and then I found another unfortunately smushed one in the main park. I was reading Hisserdude's post about Dorylaea orini today and this guy sure looks like one. I think it would be pretty funny to collect roaches from disneyland since they make themselves look so clean and pest free and it would also be fun to collect a bunch of them and selectively breed them to have a certain feature and call them Dorylaea orini "Disney" or something like that. I could just be getting my hopes up but oh well
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    I'm a little late but welcome to the forum! You'll be hooked on the fascinating world of roaches in no time =)
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    Arenivaga floridensis

    Awesome finds, and good luck with those ooths =)
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    URGENT! Moving in less than 24 hours.

    man, I hope they get to you alive! I'll be watching this post closely and crossing my fingers for you. Good luck!
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    New Here and Questions!

    For my three hisser girls I just use a Critter Keeper terrarium and it works well. They are pretty nice plastic tanks that I've used to keep a wide variety of creatures in since I was around ten so I know that they are fairly strong. strong enough for roaches for sure. I would however, take some fine mesh and use that to cover the lid from the inside if I was expecting nymphs. Here's a link to one https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0002APZOE/ref=asc_df_B0002APZOE5022547/?tag=hyprod-20&creative=394997&creativeASIN=B0002APZOE&linkCode=df0&hvadid=167136460722&hvpos=1o12&hvnetw=g&hvrand=3008090957097873313&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9032360&hvtargid=pla-314499104851 Side note: they don't seem to be able to climb the walls very well so I use a bit of cork bark on the back wall. And welcome to the forum =]
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    'Nuther Norn Iron Newbie

    Welcome to the forum, good luck on finding some of those isopods! I've got some dalmatians myself and quite enjoy them because they are easy to separate from the substrate due to their white coloring.
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    DIY Modified Sterilite Gasket Tubs from Target

    Nice simple directions and a sweet end product, thanks for sharing! =]
  10. Blaberus Craniifer

    Hello from Northern Ireland

    Welcome to the world of cockroaches and welcome to the forum!
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    Ok this is going to be my setup

    Most people use things like dog or cat food or oats as their dry foods, all of which you can find at Walmart.
  12. Blaberus Craniifer

    orange-head and red runner babies!

    Congrats! I'm still waiting for my nymphs to be adults :/ keep us updated on those Halloween Hissers too!
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    Congrats dude, that's impressive.
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    First adult!

    Congratulations! Keep us updated on how the hierarchy changes with your males and post pictures when you can! =)
  15. I live in the bay area, near San Francisco and I was wondering what kinds of native roaches could I find near me. I would like to go out and find some roaches because I quite enjoy going outside and looking under rocks and logs for various insects and reptiles or amphibians and it would be really interesting to catch and keep some roaches and to observe their natural habitat too.