mantis egg sack
Male Praying Mantis
Female praying mantis
there is a difference
aquarium for hatchlings
fly fruit flies,first food
baby/young crickets (later along the line)

Step 1: The Egg Case

There are usually 10-400 eggs in the ootheca (egg case)
and they are very small. When they hatch they need food small enough to catch and eat, as with baby clownfish, food is needed to be smaller and the size where it can be eaten. The flies would be added in a test tube catch's worth to a quart container of a few babies.

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