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    Thread: Giant Madagascar Hissing roaches care sheet

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      Not a very good pictures but you can see what it is:

      Little hisser having a bite of a piece of banana.

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      Awww, I say it's a cute pic BayLee! I give my hissers the odd bit of banana as a treat....
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      Quote Originally Posted by BayLee View Post
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      Will they eat the banana peel also?

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      Thom, Well a number of sites say they will eat banana peel, but oddly, my hissers won't eat the peel. It does seem like my hissers are 'finicky', LOL!
      Anyway, banana rots readily in a hissers' tank, so I give em just a small chunk of banana, not too ripe...

      Hissers will eat a fair amount of 'cast-off' produce tho... like the stem ends of carrots, but again, mine are a little picky. They prefer whole carrots cut in chunks.
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      Quote Originally Posted by marcfrick2112 View Post
      Thom, Well a number of sites say they will eat banana peel, but oddly, my hissers won't eat the peel. It does seem like my hissers are 'finicky', LOL!
      Anyway, banana rots readily in a hissers' tank, so I give em just a small chunk of banana, not too ripe...

      Hissers will eat a fair amount of 'cast-off' produce tho... like the stem ends of carrots, but again, mine are a little picky. They prefer whole carrots cut in chunks.
      Thanks Marc im pretty sure im going to try breeding some roaches, but im trying to do all the research first

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      Quote Originally Posted by Noble View Post
      Will they eat the banana peel also?

      Hm, let me check..... runs to the back of the house....nope. Hissers touched very little of it but my lateralis and dubas almost finished it. The peel is still there.

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      Quote Originally Posted by marcfrick2112 View Post
      They prefer whole carrots cut in chunks.
      WOW, really? Some type of Royal Hissers.

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      Quote Originally Posted by BayLee View Post
      WOW, really? Some type of Royal Hissers.


      BayLee, Too Funny! I used to joke with Scoolman that he sent me 'faulty roaches' lol! (they bred a month after his did, are much more picky eaters)

      *Hmm, maybe these roaches lived near a fancy restaurant or something, and got used to 'fancy food'* .... Well, it's still hardly expensive feeding hissers...

      ....And spoiled hissers make for fat, happy T's..
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      Good info. Just one comment/question though. I used to keep some hissers like 10 years ago and I never really paid attention to humidity. Do you find that the high humidity is really essential or just ideal? Maybe I was just lucky or my room had enough humidity.

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