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I just came upon two Polyphaga saussurei and would like some tips and advice on keeping them healthy and happy. I currently have them in a small glass fish bowl (IIRC sand roaches do better in smaller enclosures?) with a substrate mix of coco fiber, finely chopped oak leaves and a bit of sand. I haven't been offering any water or misting, just a carrot or apple chunk every few days, which they don't seem to be eating. The temp in my roach room is 78-85F depending on the time of day (I like to do a natural cool down at night and high temp around noon). The air humidity is about 30%.They are very active (love the flips they do) if I take them out, but I haven't seen them moving while in the bowl. I'm just looking for some tips/advice on keeping these ladies, as I can't find much about this particular species online. Hoping someone has experience in breeding them, as I'd love to see some ooths show up, and I'm kind of thinking my setup might not be optimal.