How to Take Care of a Hissing Cockroach

Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

While not to everyone’s taste, Madagascar hissing cockroaches are actually very popular as exotic-type pets. If you are keen on one yourself, first there are a few things you will need to know about when it comes to taking care of these insects. For example, unlike other types of exotic pet, when it comes to… Continue reading How to Take Care of a Hissing Cockroach

Hissing Cockroach Behavior

Giant Hissing Cockroaches

Before thinking about obtaining hissing cockroaches as a pet, it is advisable to find out as much as you can about these fascinating creatures. For example, you will need to know what type of housing to provide them with and what foods to feed them. But you should also make yourself aware of the behavior… Continue reading Hissing Cockroach Behavior

Why Do Hissing Cockroaches Spit?

Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches

There are many weird and wonderful animals that individuals keep as pets, but perhaps one of the strangest in many eyes is the hissing cockroach. For most people, cockroaches are a source of disgust and are associated with filth or unhygienic practices. For some though, this gentle creature makes for a fascinating and rather wonderful… Continue reading Why Do Hissing Cockroaches Spit?

What is the Best Substrate for Hissing Cockroaches?

Hissing Cockroach

Madagascar hissing cockroaches make for great insect pets as they are docile, inexpensive, and easy to care for. These fascinating creatures are also easy to handle and, when it comes to enclosures, you do not need much room to house them. Housing for Hissing Cockroaches As long as you have good ventilation, you could house… Continue reading What is the Best Substrate for Hissing Cockroaches?

What Do Hissing Cockroaches Eat?

Female Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

Madagascar hissing cockroaches, as you can probably guess from the name, are native to Madagascar and in the wild are typically found residing inside rotting logs. In their natural habitat they usually consume fallen fruit; despite what most people think, these creatures do not eat meat or feces. If you have just obtained a hissing… Continue reading What Do Hissing Cockroaches Eat?

Hissing Cockroach Reproduction

Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

If you are considering a hissing cockroach as a pet, you should really try to find out as much as they can about these creatures beforehand, including how they mate and reproduce. You might be interested in breeding these insects; perhaps you are totally against it. You might want one or two hissing cockroaches of… Continue reading Hissing Cockroach Reproduction