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-Chrome Cockroach -

Gyna caffrorum 


-A beautiful, fast moving and fast breeding cockroach from Central and South Africa. Tolerant of fluctuating temperatures and humidity members of the genus can be found across the continent in tropical rainforests, deciduous forests, sub-tropical woodland, grassland, and urban areas. 


-These are climbing and flying species. Provide them with deep substrate, leaf litter ad flat surfaces, periodic misting and feed frequently. They benefit from a heat source and 75-80 degrees is an ideal range for the hotspot. 


-Adults are small, 1-1.3" is typical. 

Chrome Cockroach

  • All live orders are shipped via FedEx priority overnight. All animals are guaranteed to arrive alive and in good health. For residential or business deliveries you are required to receive the package at first delivery attempt. For orders held for pick-up at shipping centers, you are required to claim the package by end of day. Otherwise the Live arrival guarantee is voided.

    In the event of a DOA I request photographic documentation of such, and notification within an hour of receiving the package. A refund of the animals purchase price will be issued or a replacement specimen scheduled for shipping. No refund of shipping costs is available. 

    Orders will be shipped in insulated shipping containers and when appropriate, will be shipped with either heating or cooling packs. 

    If you wish to combine live orders and merchandise in a single package please contact us via email to work out details regarding your order and the safest method to accomplish such. 

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