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  1. PrayingMantisPets

    Non native Liturgusa maya found again Florida. Communal?

    this is how i keep subs/adults around this age i seperate them. i have had a adult eat a a sub molting. i feed adults houseflys.
  2. PrayingMantisPets

    Non native Liturgusa maya found again Florida. Communal?

    here how i keep nymphs. once they get big enough for houseflys, presub/sub adult. ill move them to something bigger.
  3. PrayingMantisPets

    Non native Liturgusa maya found again Florida. Communal?

    i found the trick. ill upload a pic of the setup. i use pvc and wrap it with cork. simple alturnative is a the center of a paper towel roll. center of a 32oz cup i1 is tricky they require springtails and the way thay hunt vertically makes it hard. after i2 can eat mels. once they get biggers...
  4. PrayingMantisPets

    Non native Liturgusa maya found again Florida. Communal?

    i have been looking alot, same technique with liturgusa (basically wave my hand or hat around to get them to move). I even looking up in trees with binoculars. grisea may be high up in trees. lituirgusa have no height preferece. i see them lay ooths 20-30 ft up in trees.
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    Non native Liturgusa maya found again Florida. Communal?

    im slowly trickling them into the hobby. and aslo, i think liturgusa are competing with grisea. im in the city and i believe liturgusa are pushing grisea more into the everglades and up north. But dont ask me i cant find a grisea XD. ive been looking for a year now.
  6. PrayingMantisPets

    Non native Liturgusa maya found again Florida. Communal?

    Here is a large hatch i had a few months ago. making me lean towards this was not a partho hatch.
  7. PrayingMantisPets

    Non native Liturgusa maya found again Florida. Communal?

    There has been no reported males of liturgusa in Florida since the discovery! ive gone through hundreds of liturgusa, i have yet to discover a male. in native ranges, central and south America. males are present and are found just as often as females. Say this species were to mate, the hatch...
  8. PrayingMantisPets

    Non native Liturgusa maya found again Florida. Communal?

    After observing liturgusa maya for a year now here are some cool things ive learned. As of yet there there has been no reported males in Florida. but my search continues for one, i do believe there are males
  9. PrayingMantisPets

    For Sale Liturgusa maya nymphs & ooths

    Hey! i got some i2 liturgusa maya for sale. i2 $9 Presub female $20 ooth $50 i2 can eat melanogaster. i am up for trades as well :)
  10. PrayingMantisPets

    Montana_mantids

    Did a trade with MT_mantids around 2 weeks ago. so far has been a one way trade, still havent got my end of things. we agreed on some of my liturgusa maya for their astyliasula basinigra. we agreed on a date and they never followed through with it. I shipped out last Tuesday 5/28 only to update...
  11. PrayingMantisPets

    For Sale SOLD Liturgusa maya ooth FS

    Hey I have a extra liturgusa Maya ooth that was laid on 5/13 Here's a vid of i1 eating a springtail :)
  12. PrayingMantisPets

    For Sale FS houseflys local in Miami

    If anyone's interested in houseflys. (maggots, pupae and live flys) local to me in miami, feel free to reach out. I have too many lol. I do not use raw meat with my cultures. i always hated buying a bunch and paying $10-15 for shipping XD
  13. PrayingMantisPets

    Waxworms

    cut legs off dubias?
  14. PrayingMantisPets

    Mantids For The Florida Garden

    theres a cool app called iNaturalist, might find my sightings there lol its at Virginia Key North Point Trails. at the location below. Right where the bike trail starts. its $8 to get into that area.
  15. PrayingMantisPets

    Field trip bust

    ive noticed, if im getting bit by little bugs, a mantis is near by XD
  16. PrayingMantisPets

    Mantids For The Florida Garden

    i agree with synapze, stagmo carolina. ooths are cheap, or if you know were to find them. i have luck in key Biscayne
  17. PrayingMantisPets

    Hello from South Florida!

    welcome! also from miami! no way, need more pics that looks like a mantidfly
  18. PrayingMantisPets

    FL species ID help needed

    Apparently, a trick to finding some is you can spot them flying around in the grass, kinda like how moths do. Check iNaturalist
  19. PrayingMantisPets

    FL species ID help needed

    thesprotia graminis?
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