Colossal Roach

Blaberus colosseus “Ecuador”


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Mixed nymphs: $3/each (Contact for availability)
Starter colony (8 mixed nymphs): $20 (Contact for availability)


Detailed Species Stats -Click-

  • Adult Size: Male: 61 mm. Female: 66 mm.
  • Climbing Abilities: All life stages cannot climb.
  • Flying Abilities: Cannot fly.
  • Mode of Birth: Ovoviviparous.
  • Care Level: Easy.
  • Temperature Requirements: 70-85 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Air Humidity: Not picky.
  • Substrate Humidity: Moist.
  • Favorite Foods: Not picky.
  • Locality: None.

Although it is smaller than the Peruvian strain, this is still a large roach. Due to its elytral markings it was initially mistaken for Blaberus giganteus until dissections were done on male specimens. Despite its size, it is fairly prolific and easy to care for.