Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

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Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

        Madagascar hissing cockroaches are sometimes called  just a hissing cockroach or hisser.  They originally come from the island of Madagascar not far from the African coast.

        These are one of the largest species of cockroaches.  They are wingless and are great climbers.  They can even climb up smooth glass.

In the wild, they live in rotting logs.  When not living in the wild, they can live up to 5 years.  These cockroaches live well in an aquarium with a screen .They eat mostly fresh vegetables along with pellet food that has protein.   hissingcockroach2

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