Insectstore provides a whole host of information on keeping, raising and breeding praying mantids, including how to incubate ootheca. There are care sheets on many species, from Orchid mantids to Chinese mantids.

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Mantids, praying mantids, or praying mantis – however you want to describe them, they’re things of beautiful and fascination, which is why they’re fast becoming a popular pet.