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About hysteresis

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  • Birthday 11/07/1969

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    Winterfell, The North
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    Mantises, music (especially jazz / jazz fusion), engineering, technology, memes, Stephen King.

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  1. #wethenorth

    2019 NBA Champions

    Toronto Raptors

    👊😎

  2. My fly eclosure rates are higher than they have ever been. I'm enjoying this. 2 or 3 duds out of 45. 

  3. Feeling cute. Might make a hydei culture later, idk. 

    🤣👍

    1. Granny's Mantis Mayhem
    2. hysteresis

      hysteresis

      Now that I've made a few, I'm mad.

      I've been paying $15CAD for hydei cultures. 😡

      I'm currently using Repashy, but I'm sure I can make my own media too. 

  4. The Molt RepoLt,  Apr 1 thru May 19.  🙄

    5/16/2019 1:03:54 PP04 MOLT  
    5/15/2019 19:00:00 RS01 MOLT  
    5/13/2019 8:56:57 PW05 MOLT ADULT
    5/9/2019 8:33:39 TP02 MISMOLT ADULT
    5/7/2019 19:34:55 PP05 MOLT i7
    5/6/2019 18:26:26 HC04 MOLT ADULT
    5/6/2019 18:26:01 PW06 MOLT ADULT
    5/6/2019 2:44:12 BM04 MISMOLT ADULT
    5/5/2019 15:04:24 HC05 MOLT i7
    5/3/2019 18:00:00 PW04 MOLT i7
    4/30/2019 22:32:10 PP02 MOLT i7
    4/30/2019 19:52:00 DT01 MOLT ADULT
    4/30/2019 9:09:46 PW01 MOLT ADULT
    4/29/2019 18:44:05 PP01 MOLT i7
    4/28/2019 9:44:56 HC03 MOLT i5
    4/28/2019 9:44:15 HC06 MOLT ADULT
    4/27/2019 15:27:28 PW02 MOLT ADULT
    4/25/2019 18:54:57 PW03 MOLT i7
    4/24/2019 9:10:35 PP03 MOLT i5
    4/24/2019 9:10:06 TP01 MOLT i9
    4/23/2019 20:00:07 GG02 MOLT ADULT
    4/23/2019 8:38:48 HC05 MOLT i6
    4/22/2019 3:21:43 PG02 MOLT ADULT
    4/20/2019 15:54:45 PP06 MOLT i6
    4/19/2019 1:34:04 HC04 MOLT i5
    4/18/2019 3:21:43 PG03 MOLT ADULT
    4/18/2019 1:55:41 BM03 MISMOLT Maybe viable
    4/6/2019 2:51:49 PW06 MOLT i6
    4/5/2019 4:41:54 TP01 MOLT i8
    4/4/2019 18:54:37 HC01 MOLT ADULT
    4/4/2019 8:22:10 TP02 MOLT i7
    4/2/2019 8:25:42 BM01 MISMOLT ADULT
    1. MantisGirl13

      MantisGirl13

      That's a lot of molts! 

      - MantisGirl13

    2. hysteresis

      hysteresis

      I keep an always growing bowl of exuvia. 🤣

    3. hysteresis

      hysteresis

      At home with Caleb today. Pink eye.

      Probably from rubbing his eyes with nasty little boy dirty hands. Dirt, slugs, and whatever other unspeakables. 

      🙄

  5. Lost one of the stalli nymphs, along with one bleph nymph from the other day, so I still have my six and six.

    Less fortunately, my panther female mismolted to adult.

    What can ye do? 😖

    1. Granny's Mantis Mayhem

      Granny's Mantis Mayhem

      This hobby can be so hard :( I know the losses suck but BIG Congrats on your successful Orchid Breeding ❤️

    2. MantisGirl13

      MantisGirl13

      Oh no! Sorry for your losses. Is the panther salvageable?

      - MantisGirl13

    3. Foxhill

      Foxhill

      It can be a tough game were involved with. Losses happen all the time in the wild though. R.I.P, Peace out to the dead homeys.

  6. I haven't started yet. If I get one of my two male orchids to connect, I have reached my goal 100 percent. The mega is tricky with one male. He looks bigger than her, so there's something. 👍 Best of luck tomorrow. 😊
  7. Odontomantis planiceps

    Deroplatys lobata

    Phyllovates chlorophaea 

    😱

    1. MantisGirl13

      MantisGirl13

      Awesome! You are getting in deep now! Better stop before you bite off more than you can chew!

      - MantisGirl13

    2. hysteresis

      hysteresis

      Wild. This has to be it. 

      Only one remaining species will make me take immediate action. 

      So, I'm good. Have to breathe. 

    3. MantisGirl13

      MantisGirl13

      What species?

      - MantisGirl13

  8. I hate melanogaster even more than I hate hydei. 

    That is all. 

    1. Viking

      Viking

      I understand that feeling. They keep crawling away instead of fall in the container.

    2. MantisGirl13

      MantisGirl13

      Lol :)

      I get it!

      - MantisGirl13

  9. My new guys out for delivery. 😍😍

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    2. hysteresis

      hysteresis

      R stalli, R basalis, B mendica, P illudens, H membranacea, plus the male P. guineensis to pair with my female. 

      Next week, a male D. truncata to pair with my female. 

      👌

    3. MantisGirl13

      MantisGirl13

      Awesome!!! I'm jealous of your truncatas. I've wanted that sp. for a long time.

      - MantisGirl13

    4. Granny's Mantis Mayhem

      Granny's Mantis Mayhem

      Very exciting, photos, please!!!

       

  10. BB flies are starting to pop. Took 10 days. 70F until I started warming them up a bit Saturday evening. 

    😎👍

    Maybe I ought to carefully warm them right through. Afraid of dessication though. 

    1. hysteresis

      hysteresis

      Flies hit so hard that not only do I have a deli cup with many many flies refrigerated, but also pupae. 

  11. Coming soon:

    R. basalis, R. stalli, P. illudens, B. mendica, H. membranacea, and a unicorn. ❤️

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    2. MantisGirl13

      MantisGirl13

      I'm sorry. :(

      - MantisGirl13

    3. hysteresis

      hysteresis

      Sokay. My mantis bro will send some next time if they're still available. 

    4. MantisGirl13

      MantisGirl13

      Ok. Unicorns are awesome. I have 5.

      - MantisGirl13

  12. I am very hopeful that this second round of BBF spikes from rainbowmealworms.net is very productive. I already have several dozen nice pupae I've separated out for the first zip bag. The rest from that bag I've left to pupate in a cup. The other three bags (all still wriggly spikes) are in cups, in the fly fridge. 

    I want an abundance of flies for my crew. ❤️

    1. Jaywo

      Jaywo

      I got a good batch as well. Three good batches. I think they just had a few bad batches before and fixed the issue. Got good hatches.

    2. hysteresis

      hysteresis

      To be fair, I was on a learning curve. I figure I cooked and dried the first pack with too much heat. 

      Also, not enough humidity in here in the winter. I can fix that moving forward next winter. (let's not talk about next winter yet) 

      Also, I should have removed the spikes from little zips as soon as I got them last time. I did this time. 

      The last bags of spikes were flaky as they were 5-6 weeks old by then. 

      With my gained experience, I expect them to eclose by Friday give or take. 

  13. Brutal day. The highs and lows of this hobby are straining me. 

    Yes, all the birds are fine. 

    Acquisition is tough when you're in The North. 

    1. MantisGirl13

      MantisGirl13

      Sorry your day didn't go as planned! 

      - MantisGirl13

  14. There was this one time that a package sat for four days at an 'origin' UPS location... 🙄

    1. MantisGirl13

      MantisGirl13

      Tell us more!!

      - MantisGirl13

    2. hysteresis

      hysteresis

      Box never left the sender"s city. Apparently UPS misplaced documents that needed to go with the box. So instead if fixing the issue quickly, they did nothing for three days. Now the box is going back to the sender. 🙄

  15. WINTERFELL! THE NORTH! 

    😜

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