American Roach

Periplaneta americana

Cultivar name: “Venom”



Mixed nymphs: $7/each (Contact for availability)
Starter colony (15 mixed nymphs): $60 (Contact for availability)


Detailed Species Stats -Click-

  • Adult Size: Male: 40 mm. Female: 40 mm.
  • Climbing Abilities: All life stages except young nymphs can climb.
  • Flying Abilities: Adults of both sexes can fly.
  • Mode of Birth: Oviparous.
  • Care Level: Easy.
  • Temperature Requirements: 68-85 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Air Humidity: Not picky.
  • Substrate Humidity: Moist.
  • Favorite Foods: Not picky.
  • Locality: None.

The isolator of this strain is currently being researched.

Probably the coolest American cockroach strain ever created, bearing an undeniable resemblance to the Marvel supervillain Venom. This strain’s growth and breeding rate is slower than wild type Periplaneta americana.

Please see the Periplaneta americana page for additional information.