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Hello, My partner and I recently purchased 2 MHC’s, and we have a nice enclosure set out for them. However, over the last 2 or 3 days they have been quite lethargic, barely moving and not really moving for food either. Today we tried putting some banana in the enclosure, it got their antennae wiggling but nothing much. The temperature is stable at 25°C in the tank, with adequate air, water, food, humidity and heat. We care for these roaches a lot, so we are confused about what’s going on. What are we doing wrong? (Both roaches are female, from the same colony. Unsure on age, the only thing we know is they’re still juvenile)
I have 10 females and 1 male hissing cockroaches. I have this one cockroach (female) that always stays as close as possible to the light, reacts weird to the touch with a nervous fast movement almost like shaking as it walks. I noticed she’s missing part of one of her mid legs and she has a lot of trouble climbing objects, for that reason I find her laying on her back most of the time not being able to turn back to her feet. Is there a chance she could be sick? Or else? 62252309353__4D59AC99-4ED3-4347-842E-2354970550D8.MOV
Hi everyone! I started this odd hobby when my biology teacher offered me a few baby roaches from her colony. They lived in my office so when kids got sent to the principal's office, they'd have something to look at while I talked with them about their life choices. Anyway, when she moved, she didn't have a place for her colony to live, so I offered to take it home. I had already left that school myself, and didn't realize how many I was saying yes to. I went from having 7 roaches, to having way over 100! I found a few folks online willing to take a bunch of my hands, and I'd down to a more reasonable amount. I ship out more every time new babies are born. I have three separate enclosures for them and I can't believe how much I've learned in such a short time. I'm hoping to start doing some educational sessions with kids at my niece's school which is super exciting! I do sell some from time to time, and am more than happy to send babies out to anyone interested. I'm happy to have found a place to share my experiences with the hissers, and learn from all of you. AmyLynn