The Malaysian Leaf Katydid Ancylecha fenestrata makes for both a stunning display and a relatively easy introduction into tropical insect species. They thrive in a warm humid enviroment and do need some equipment to rear successfully however once you get the enclosure right care and feeding is reatively easy and all stages are highly decorative.
Temperature: 18 - 28c
Ventilation: Intermittant fan control is benificial
Feeding: Hypericum, Bramble, Rose, Privet
Known issues: A warm humid enclosure with relatively low airflow can be a recipe for mould. Clean frass and dead leaf frequently to prevent this as environmental mould will cause issues with both adults and nymphs.
Incubation time: 4 months
Nymph to adult: 4-6 months
Lifespan as adult: 6 months+
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