Report green banana roaches in General Blattodea Discussions Posted December 23, 2019 46 minutes ago, Homelander said: Do panchlora "giants" or "speckled" need daylight for a certain amount of hours during the day? I keep them in the boilerroom where its warm, but no light. Thanks! Nope. 🙂 I don't know of any roaches that are being bred in captivity at the moment that actually need a day and night cycle.