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Diapheromera femorata walking sticks


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I collected 2 Diapheromera femorata walking sticks yesterday. And I will be getting more soon. Any tips on raising them or their eggs? Hopefully I will be starting a breeding project and making this species more avaliable. (One of the sticks lost 1 leg through molting sadly)

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I'd just say a screen enclosure or a tank on its side with a screen lid. And if you want the food twigs to last longer, you can submerge the end in a container of water with a paper towel or something similar covering the rest of the opening to prevent them from drowning. I wouldn't know with the eggs, though. Good luck.

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