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Old 10-20-2012, 07:03 PM   #121
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amazing photos!
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Old 10-20-2012, 10:49 PM   #122
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Wow those are so cool. Love the headgear. Viv looks amazing
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Old 10-20-2012, 11:49 PM   #123
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Hey thanks! Here's that FTS again.

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Old 10-22-2012, 03:18 AM   #124
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Your setup looks great and the photos are perfect, nice light. If I had the mantis I'd need a mini tracking device or I would spend half a day looking for them each day, I mean you showing me the photo with a description and it still took me a minute to see the mantis.
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Old 10-22-2012, 04:24 AM   #125
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Thanks! I am pretty happy with how this has grown in.

The mantis is pretty easy to find. It doesn't move much at all and it's pretty big now.
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Old 11-11-2012, 02:42 AM   #126
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I have an adult ghost in here now. The largest individual molted one last time and now it's almost three times bigger than its siblings. I don't know why the others are so far behind(??). I need to move them out of this enclosure before they get eaten by the big one.
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:05 PM   #127
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Here's that lone adult P. paradoxica.

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Old 11-16-2012, 02:28 AM   #128
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This is so beautiful - the set up, the mantis, everything! What do you feed them?
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Old 11-16-2012, 05:17 AM   #129
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This is so beautiful - the set up, the mantis, everything! What do you feed them?
Hey thanks so much.

These mantids get small B. dubia roach nymphs.
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Old 11-20-2012, 12:08 AM   #130
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Here's yet another view a bit closer of the ghost. I need to take some time and get some very good shots of this bug. I might put together a white box setup.

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Magnificent! Could we get an updated shot (or a few!) of the whole thing? I have a lot of research to do, but something like this, with an exotic insect or two would be a set up I'd love to have in time.
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Magnificent! Could we get an updated shot (or a few!) of the whole thing? I have a lot of research to do, but something like this, with an exotic insect or two would be a set up I'd love to have in time.
Thanks. It hasn't changed much at all since this shot from a few weeks ago. If you want to use an insect I recommend mantises as a good choice. P. paradoxica are especially nice little subjects for a setup like this.

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