so i found this adorable bugger in some cut palm tree trunk that was lying around the bottom of a canyon that has lots of bushes, cacti, and trapdoor
was going to sex my cute 2in brachypelma albopilosum when i saw this. everything about him/her looks totally normal and he/she's eating
(Thanks to Mello for teaching me how to do this.)
Tools and Supplies:
-1/4" Black Oxide Drill Bit (or
I have two Carolina mantis at instar 4. And, if I put in more green vegetation, can the mantids change color once they molt again? I can't seem to find
So.... the month and a half or so that I believed this critter made a molting chamber, it turned out was a brooding chamber. I lifted up the plastic container
Kind of just looks like the setae was rubbed off right there.
A great way to contain a quick, defensive OW arboreal for a photo session is using a "moat"(medieval castle style). For example, a large shallow
Pamphobeteus "platyomma" female 7.5''
Xenesthis intermedia juvenile 2.25'' crunching a cricket
P.regalis 7.5'' Female
Lampropelma sp "Borneo Black" 5'' female
Same as a geniculata, but more defensive.