Giant Dead Leaf Mantis (L3+)
Keep the Praying Mantis in a tall container; a plastic sweet jar is ideal. There is sufficient air in the container, but provide some ventilation to prevent stale air. Provide twigs, which are almost the height of the jar for the mantis to climb up on; this is essential for it to be able to moult successfully.
Temperature: The ideal range is 18Ã‚Â° – 30Ã‚Â°C.( The lower the temp. the slower the growth rate.) with a regular fine water spray in the cage, without making the cage wet as mould is a potential insect killer.
Food: Feed on live foods e.g. flies, maggots, crickets, locusts, and grasshoppers. etc. in fact they will eat just about anything they can grab, but as a rule try feed things that are less than half the size of the Mantis.
Breeding: Introduce the