Halloween hissing cockroaches start out as tiny black nymphs, but as they grow older they develop striking yellow, orange, and black stripes. This is a beautiful species of hisser and its ease of care makes it a great first pet insect.
- Species name: Elliptorhina javanica
- Maximum size: Around 2.25″
- Can climb smooth surfaces? Yes
- Can fly? No
Care and Breeding:
Halloween hissing cockroaches appreciate a wide variety of fruits and vegetables such as oranges, bananas, apples, carrots, or potatoes. This species can live at room temperature, but prefers temperatures of 80-85°F in order to breed readily.
Because these are live items, we only ship out Monday through Wednesday. We ship out USPS Priority within the continental US (where legal). We also only ship out to areas where the low temperature is above 32°F or high temperature is below 95°F. WE PROVIDE FREE ICE PACKS OR 72 HOUR HEAT PACKS IF NECESSARY! If temperatures are very extreme we will inform you and you can choose to delay or cancel your order.