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Old 03-16-2015, 01:46 PM   #1
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Humidity to high for praying mantis?


I wanted to let my mantis tank look a little better, so I placed an orchid plant in the tank.
But now the humidity keeps around the 70%, it is an Sphodromantis so it should be around 50%.

Is this bad for the mantis?
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Old 07-06-2015, 02:50 PM   #2
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Not sure if my response is too late or not, but I recently set up a vivarium for my Sphodromantis too. Also in there is a Hymenopus Coronatus (in a cup). I've noticed my Sphodro is a bit hyper active when the humidity gets pretty high. They do well in the 50-60% range. 70% is okay, but pushing it.
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Old 07-06-2015, 08:58 PM   #3
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"An orchid plant" is nearly 3000 species, which one do you mean?
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