Blatta Lateralis, also known as Turkistan Roaches, Red Runners and a few other names, is a very easy roach to house and breed if you have proper temperatures.
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Turkistan Red Runner Roach
| Blatta Lateralis|
| Up to one inch as|
an adult. Nymphs are about 1/8".
| Nymphs mature at 3|
to 5 months. Adults live 6 to12 months
| Egg cases laid|
every 2 weeks. The 20 to 30 eggs hatch in 1 to 4
| Smooth sided|
container with cover and egg crates stacked vertically.
| Adults do not|
climb but nymphs climb well so Bug Boundary Grease
| Above 70F. |
85 better for faster breeding.
| Males blonde with|
wings. Females red and wingless.
| Dry Roach Chow,|
Cat Food, fresh vegetables and fruit. Love bananas and
| Water gel|
recommended. You can get that here under the brand
| Prefers a higher|
than average humidity