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    Thread: Giant Madagascar Hissing roaches care sheet

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      Sorry, I kind of worded my question wrong. Do you find that the high humidity is necessary for breeding and survival or is it just for a more natural and ideal environment?

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      Quote Originally Posted by PSU21 View Post
      Sorry, I kind of worded my question wrong. Do you find that the high humidity is necessary for breeding and survival or is it just for a more natural and ideal environment?
      yes it's a must I tried to breed them for about 3 months I had trouble with the humidity

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      Yes, high humidity is a MUST for hissers. I would say 90% or better... I will allow the substrate to dry JUST SLIGHTLY, but I try to mist every day. I believe it is lack of humidity in most homes, that prevents escaped hissers from breeding. After a thorough misting, and occasionally some water poured in the bottom of the tank, the hum. may be as much as 98%, and my roaches seem fine with this.
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      I've been trying my hand at raising dubia roaches, but they escape my T's by digging so quickly, that they're just not working out as feeders very well. Do the hissers have the same problem? I'm willing to invest in new tanks and heaters, if hissers can replace crickets for me...

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      if hungry your T will find the dubia. Hissers burrow also, are fantastic escape artists as they can climb very well, slow growing, slow breeding(until you get a large colony going). But, they do make a good mouthful as feeders. Humidity is a must, good air flow, temps above 75F, protein supplement(i use ground cat food) or they will canabalize.

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      I guess I have had better luck then others with my Hissers, my stay around 70, no humidity, and although they are slow they breed just fine?

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      I guess I have had better luck then others with my Hissers, my stay around 70, no humidity, and although they are slow they breed just fine?
      The lower temp and humidity will slow down prodcution, but they will thrive none-the-less. Two years ago I let mine cool over the winter, today my colony is half the size and they still have not returned to normal production.

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      I have a heated blanket around my new 10gal, which helps to keep it warm inside. I keep a nice water dish inside, and mist almost daily, while keeping seran wrap over half the lid, to keep moisture in.

      I picked up 6 adults from the pet store, and I think they're all female... They all hide, except for the biggest one, who likes to hang out on the lid. They have plain cheerios, cat food, and get fresh fruit or veggies almost daily. They must really need a man, because they all seem so unhappy. Lol

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      What do you do to keep humidity up on these? Do you use substrate?

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      Toss the male in, take him out of the water dish in bolus form the next day.

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