What are Blaptica dubia roaches?

Blaptica dubia roaches have recently become a common feeder insect for various animals, due to the ease of culture, cleanliness, fast reproductive rate, high protein to chitin content, nutritional value, and size range of Blaptica dubia. Blaptica dubia roach cultures do not have an odor when maintained properly. Blaptica dubia roaches cannot climb smooth surfaces or fly, making escapee Blaptica dubia roaches unlikely. Blaptica dubia roaches also do not make noise, a pleasant bonus when compared to the traditional feeder insect, the cricket.

Blaptica dubia Roaches, also known at the Orange Spotted Roach or Guiana Spotted Roach, are native to Central and Northern South America. Blaptica dubia roaches are larger roaches, measuring from 1.5-2 inches. Blaptica dubia roaches are sexually dimorphic, with male Blaptica dubia roaches possessing complete wings, and female Blaptica dubia roaches possess wing buds.

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