These are not as horrible and bad as some people might think and yes, you can keep them as pets. The Hissing Cockroaches are a favourite along with many other species.
Deaths Head CockroachBlaberus craniifer
Depending on which kind of deathís head cockroach you want whether it be a false death headís cockroach (also known as the discoid roach) or the stunning true deathís head cockroach, they are a very large species.
Lobster RoachesNauphoeta cinerea
Lobster Roaches are a popular feeder cockroach due to the speed that they multiply, even with minimal care!
Madagascan Hissing CockroachesGromphadorhina portentosa
Cockroaches as pets you may ask - well these make great pets and are a nice large size for handling. The Madagascan Hissing Cockroach as its name suggests makes a loud hissing sound when picked up. If you want something different, try some of these!
Surinam RoachesPycnoscelus surinamensis
The Surinam Roache is a small burrowing species that reaches an adult size of between 20 to 25mm. Due to their size, they are ideal food for young growing tarantulas.
Turkistan RoachesBlatta lateralis
Turkistan Roaches are lively little cockroaches, an easy to keep non-climbing species.