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Housefly stuff


The_Asa

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Seeing as my mantids are all eating houseflies now, I looked around the forum for ideas on new ways to keep them.

I bought these containers from mantisplace to help with escapees and convenience. I hatch the pupae in there and the flies start moving around in the bigger part of the container.

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I then put them in applesauce jars, or into a 2 liter soda bottle, with some apple in the bottom.

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When they've been fed for a couple days with apple, I move them into a milk jug, (completly and shamelessly stealing Darkspeed's design) with honey soaked cottonballs inside.

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When I'm about to feed them, I throw them in this bottle of yen's feeder dust.

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Then they go straight into the mantid's enclosure. It's pretty easy actually. I just freeze them before they go into the dump of pollen :D

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