mendica mendica


The indication of the copulation readiness means the time from the last molt to the first copulation readiness. It's only a notion and depends on the aviable food and keeping conditions.

Male ca. 10 days after the last molt
Female ca. 10- 14 days after the last molt
Copulation Period ca. 3- 6 hours
Ooths First building ca. 4 weeks after the last molt
Period 12- 14 days
Place leafes, branches
Number up to 9
Size ca. 1,5cm- 2cm
Shape box shaped, long, at the end with a thread, the ooth consists of a fine foam
Color yellow
Incubation Temperature 35°C, Canary Islands: 25°C- 30°C
Humidity 30%- 40% (spray them one time a week)
Period 3- 5 weeks
Hatching Number up to 60, averaged 20 to 40
Size 6mm
Look black/ redbrown, like bigger nymphs
Breeding Temperature 30°C- 40°C, Canary Islands: 25°C- 30°C
Humidity 50%- 60% (spray them every 3 days)
Hint You should not feed, especially the females, with crickets, because this can lead to problems.
If the males do not want to mate, you can keep them at temperatures up to 40°C- 45°C for a few days.