View Full Version : Discoid roaches

02-22-2008, 04:45 AM
so my mom is letting me try roaches as feeders for my beardie, firebellied toad, and soon a crested gecko.

are they good at escaping? my mom will freak if she finds a roach in our house. dead or alive.

i am getting some Discoid roaches. are their anything i need to know about these before i get them?

will a bearded dragon be able to eat the adults if the babies live to be full grown?

02-22-2008, 02:44 PM
Discoids are none climbers on smooth surfaces so you can keep them contained easy.Yes a adult beardie will have no problem munching down on adult discoids.I have a good size colony of dubia,hissers and turks all my beardies love them :wink: They can take awhile to get breeding but once they do they take off.

02-22-2008, 03:10 PM
zeke.I just want to welcome you to our Tegu forum family.

02-22-2008, 05:59 PM
I know that Rick, the website administrator, swears by them.

02-22-2008, 08:56 PM
:roll: you got me lost Tegster.What do you mean ?

02-23-2008, 02:48 AM
rick has discoid roaches.. ive talked to him as well about buying a colony. for feeders when i am done with mice. which will be soon. they will all die. haha food.
haha well the ones rick have discoid roaches. cant jump, fly, hiss, have wings, he said he can keep them in a rubermaid tub and they cant get out.

02-23-2008, 02:50 AM
is there any places in the london ontario area where i can buy discoid's or small chicks?

02-23-2008, 03:04 AM
get ahold of rick i bet he could ship if needed. for roaches. but for the chicks go to rodentpro.com? thats all i could guess

02-23-2008, 01:53 PM
Yeah-what Meanah said :D

I haven't been able to spend much time here the last couple of days, every time I get on, I'm needed to run and help somewhere else in the house! :x

02-23-2008, 05:22 PM
Talking about roaches, we dont have roaches in the city where I live so I've never seen one face to face, but yesterday I was walking on the street and there was one of about 2 inches! I just couldnt believe it haha! It probably came into a vehicle from another city! I took a few pics of her, here is one:


02-24-2008, 01:30 AM
yummie. did u take it? haha i would have

02-24-2008, 11:35 AM
gebris353 you are so lucky that you all don't have any roaches where you are because here in Texas we have a lot of them.

Rick.How much are your Roaches and for how many ?

02-24-2008, 07:27 PM
No I didnt take it cause I wasnt going home. I was lucky to find it cause he was upside down so I thought poor boy and help him and just then I realized it was a roac. And you are right Samantha, but at least I see a possitive side on them: they are tegu food! :D

02-25-2008, 12:21 AM
samantha he has told me he'd sell a breeding colony for 50 bucks with like 30 or so in it. like 10 adults and like 20 sub adults i think

03-18-2008, 02:31 AM
hey thanks everyone! lol i forgot about this post with all the excitement of getting my gecko :)