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Red Runner Care and Info

Posted by Matt Taylor on

Blatta lateralis, or Shelfordella lateralis, the Turkestan Cockroach [1], also known as the red runner,[2] rusty red cockroach,[3] or Red Lat is a small sized species of cockroach which grows to about 1inch in length. These roaches have been raising in popularity for that last few year as feeders for a variety of reptiles, amphibians, arachnids and fish.   The higher protein content combined with the easy to digest chitin shell make Red Runner Roaches highly sought after and a greater alternative to the most common staple feeder the Banded Cricket. Red Runner Roaches are much easier to keep than crickets. They have more positive nutritional benefits than super worms...

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