Up to 6cm
The delicate Orchid Mantis is a wonderful animal to observe. Males only live for 5 molts, up to 6 months. Females live for 7 molts, up to 8 months!
20 x 20 x 30 vivarium (LxWxH) for an adult.
Air temperature 18-30°c with a heat mat.
LED lighting for viewing.
Feed live food every week.
Mist daily to maintain humidity.
Mist daily to maintain humidity. Spot clean the enclosure, check for mould, which can harbour harmful bacteria.
Check all equipment is working correctly. Spot clean the enclosure to keep it maintained. Feed you mantis weekly with flies.
Long Term Care
Change substrate every 3 months, clean the vivarium with reptile disinfectant to prevent odours and to control bacteria.