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Monday, June 28, 2010

The Ladybug's Are Here!

The first container is what the ladybug larvae come in.  You empty them all into the Ladybug Land and put the lid on.  The stuff in the container that looks like sand is the larvae food.  There is a small sponge that you keep wet for them to drink.  The larvae get bigger and molt their skin a few times.  Stay tuned for what happens next!  I ordered these from
If you look close, you can see a yellow blob.  That is the larvae making his cocoon.  If you click on the image you can see it better.  All of the larvae are getting ready to turn.  They crawl on the side of the dome and lay upside down with their legs in the air, it's really weird!  Stay tuned......