Hi all, I've got an indian jewel mantis on the way, but it seems my room is just 1 degree too cold for it (21 degreees day and 18/17 at night i think). I got this species specifically because it was hardy and was marketed to survive at room temp. has anyone raised this little guys at 21...
my mother has just bought me a gift or a Pseudoharpax virescens (Gambian Spotted-eye Flower Mantis) ootheca that is due to turn up mid next week as I wanted to try and hatch mantis, however I am struggling to find specifics around how you are supposed to incubate it.
Just recently i decided i wanted to try something different, and considering that I already have a bearded dragon, 3 snakes and 2 scorpions and my wife is adamant I wont have a tarantula then there didnt really seem too many places to go.. so I decided to try a mantis, and this weekend I...
Looking for any L2-L4 mantids have a few species I would like but looking around for most things
Ones I'm looking for most are
Hymenopus Coronatus - Orchid Mantis
Pseudoharpax Virescens - Gambian spotted-eye flower mantis
Blepharopsis mendica - Devil's flower mantis
Creobroter gemmatus -...
I haven't posted on here in a while and a couple weeks back I took some more photo's of my mantids. They came out surprisingly well not HD or anything but better than I expected, So I thought I would share them :D.
Herman 1 (herman 2 hadn't moulted and these two are small...
Soooo as it's my 22nd tomorrow my sister decided to get me a mantis. A lovely little creobroter pictipennis. Please excuse the rubbishness of the photos as they're taken on the iPhone. Enjoy!
Here he/she is having a stare off.
10mins in the new tank and already a-munchin :-D
Can anyone tell me how often mantids moult? My Creobroter gemmatus Ruby is L4/5 & about 5 weeks old or so, I got her on the 4th Feb & she moulted on the day, I've been feeding her well & her abdomen is looking fat again (which I hear is a teltale sign) so I was wondering if anyone could tellme...