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Avicularia avicularia size of den after molt question

Discussion in 'Avicularia' started by PinkT, Aug 4, 2017.

  1. PinkT

    PinkT New Member

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    So our Pink Toe went through it's 2nd molt a few weeks ago. She got much bigger. I was blown away when I saw her when she finally opened up her den a made her first appearance. My concern is that the width of her den may be too small now. She appears to draw her legs in when she is inside. She also has been hanging out more. First time seeing her hanging on the side of her cork tube since I have been watching her for my daughter. She has been doing this often

    So do I get another wider tube and have her redo another den? I hate to do that to her with the great job she did on her existing den.

    Am I anthropomorphizing this too much?

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    kormath Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    your pics didn't come through, my ad blocker caught them for some reason. Anyway, my rule of thumb is to upgrade them once their leg span is half the width of their current enclosure. It may take her a week or 2 to settle in and rebuild the web den if you decide to upgrade her home.
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  3. PinkT

    PinkT New Member

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    Thanks for your reply. Looks like I'm on the hunt for a new cork. One I picked up much shorter in length then currant one. Width was good though.
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