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Hi I'm looking to start a culture of roaches for tiger/fire sal and dart-frogs, can anyone recommend suitable roaches?
Also if roaches were to escape would they cause a problem or die off?

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Paul
 

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They can cause a problem but its possible to get traps which seem to work.small turkish runners are often fed to dart frogs but i would suggest you contact a dart frog expert maybe at Dartfrog,co.uk they will always do thier best to help plus they sell a wide range of live food
 

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I have just had a look and they sell - Dubai and pallida so any one of them I suppose

Cheers for the reply

Paul
 
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