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Endorlado

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Guess what I managed to get my Grizzled mantises to breed! I am so excited! I put them in their own container and let them get to work.

Now just have to wait for Arcterius to lay an ootheca.

I am not sure if I am going to sell any, that is if she lays an ooth and it hatches and I have any extras, but if I do decide on selling any I will be sure to let you know @mantisfan101 and @MantisGirl13.

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Let me know if You wanna to trade ooths :)

 

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This is Glitter my Giant Asian Hierodula membranacea and she is 16 months old today! And still healthy and active.

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Sorry about that, hopefully the rest do ok! I read in orin’s book that the nymphs cannot ever be allowed to hang upside down and need to stay flat or vertical. 

 

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And this is Darkstalker my male Ghost mantis nymph who molted the other day and I got a picture of him next to his molt which I thought was really cool.

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Update!!

Darkstalker my ghost male molted to an adult!! I am so excited!! He has beautiful wings and a cool crown! He didn't want to hold still for the camera.

Now his brothers and sister need to catch up.

Glint my Grizzled mantis molted today! Slowly getting bigger!

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Update!!! April 24, 2020!

My first Chinese Mantis egg case for this year hatched today! I was not expecting it to hatch quite yet but it did! Now I have a bunch of little Chinese mantises again!

I have only one adult Chinese mantis left from last year, Aster, and she is still happy and healthy.  I am so excited she is still alive when the next generation has hatched! Though she did not lay the egg case that hatched.

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Gratz on the hatch. Cool that your chinese mantis lives and doing fine. hope she can stil live a bit longer.

 

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Update time!

Glint laid her first Ootheca a little while ago. Now waiting for it to hatch. Yum, yum roaches are good says Glint eating her dinner.

I am super excited, Venus, my female ghost mantis is a beautiful green color! I really hope she stays green! Though the green is slightly fading to a lighter green.

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Glint's (my female Grizzled mantis) egg case hatched today! She now has lots of happy little mantis children! I saw nothing all morning, been keeping a close eye on the egg case, but then walked into my room and saw baby Grizzles crawling all over the inside of the cup! Pics to come later.

 

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