Giant Malaysian Praying Mantis
Giant Malaysian Praying Mantis, this vigorous eater is large and typical praying mantis apperance.
What does the Giant Malaysian Praying Mantis look like?
Have you ever seen any of those 1950's B-Movies - where a Colossal 200ft Mantis is terroising New York - pulling down sky scrapers??? - Well, they look just like that - but a bit smaller!!!
The colour can vary from greens, browns and creams. When adult, they can measure upto a whacking 100 - 110 mm in size
(dependent on the sex - girls are bigger than boys). They are a heavily built Mantis, strong enough to rip apart and eat fully grown Locuts.
Looking very similar to the Giant Asian and Giant Indian Mantis, this is a great large species to keep.
Where are Giant Malaysian Mantids from?
Living in Malaysia, they should be maintained in a relatively hot environment, with a temperature of 22 - 30C (71.6 - 86F), with the humidity in the region of 60 - 70%. Tolerant to the temperature and humidity irregularities, this makes them a hardy species.
Is the Giant Malaysian Mantis easy to keep?
YES!!! The Giant Malaysian Mantis is very easy to keep, an ideal large species for beginners. But watch out! It's a vigorous eater and will eat pretty much anything that moves (apart from you). They can easily eat fully-grown adult locus in one sitting. The natural habitat for this mantis is shrubs and tree areas, so the cage should be set up in a similar way.
Only keep these together if you have an Oothecas hatch. Remove them into seperate containers when they are 3rd/4th shed Nymphs.
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