Spider mites came along, so I got an army of mantises to protect the indoor crop.
(the green box shows a ladybug that found it's way in on it's own!
By the light... of the grow light during a "blue pre-night cycle"
These mantises were hatched right here in the house... on the plants.
A gift at the end of the harvest....
Here are some of the mantises hatching:
and here is live action of the "hatch"