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==Habitat==
 
==Habitat==
   
Madagascar hissing cockroaches come from the island nation of Madagascar, off of the Mozambique coast in Africa. Madagascar features a warm monsoon season with average highs of 82º F and a cool dry season with averages highs of 70º F. <ref>http://www.worldtravelguide.net/madagascar/weather-climate-geography</ref> The ideal breeding temperatures for hissers is reportedly between 75 and 90º F. <ref>http://exoticpets.about.com/cs/insectsspiders/p/hissingroach.htm</ref> They can be found in rotting logs where they feed off of organic matter, primarily vegetation.
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Madagascar hissing cockroaches come from the island nation of Madagascar, off of the Mozambique coast in Africa. Madagascar features a warm monsoon season with average highs of 82º F and a cool dry season with averages highs of 70º F. <ref>http://www.worldtravelguide.net/madagascar/weather-climate-geography</ref> The ideal breeding temperatures for hissers is reportedly between 75 and 90º F. <ref>http://exoticpets.about.com/cs/insectsspiders/p/hissingroach.htm</ref> They can be found in rotting logs where they fee off of organic matter, primarily vegetation.
   
 
==Consumption==
 
==Consumption==
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==Recipes==
 
==Recipes==
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|Recipe category = Cockroach|External Recipe 1 URL = http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20100415/cook/cook3.html|External Recipe 1 Name = Stir Fried Cockroach}}
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==Farming==
 
==Farming==
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This video shows the basic setup:
 
This video shows the basic setup:
   
[[File:Madagascar Hissing Cockroach Breeder Colony|thumb|300px|left]] {{clrl}}
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[[File:Madagascar Hissing Cockroach Breeder Colony|thumb|300px|left]]
   
 
==Legality==
 
==Legality==
   
Some U.S. states do not allow Madagascar hissing cockroaches to be kept without a permit. Those states are Arizona, Florida, and Tennessee.
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Some U.S. states do not allow Madagascar hissing cockroaches to be kept without a permit. Those states are Arizona, California, Florida, and Tennessee.
   
 
==Buying==
 
==Buying==
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{{Reflist}}
 
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[[Category:Browse]]
 
[[Category:Cockroaches]]
 
[[Category:Cockroaches]]
 
[[Category:Insects]]
 
[[Category:Insects]]
[[Category:Arthropods]]
 
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