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Hi, i got mine Polyphaga roaches and i've been wondering.. is mixture of : coconut peat ,oak and beech ( leaf/wood) substrate , oak/beech leaves, a suitable substrate for them?
I have 7 Polyphaga saussurei roaches since november 2016. It looks like some are now becoming adults. And while so far they almost never got to the surface, even at night, one adult female saussurei is above ground every night since a couple of days. At first I was wondering that she might be in need of extra food, or moisture. But adding extra food and moisture hasn't changed this behavior. So that got me thinking. My hypothesis at the moment is that this female is kind of waiting for a male to 'find' her. I think so because I've found some articles described the life cycle of these