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GBB molt today. Had a difficult time of it too. What sex please?

Discussion in 'What sex is my Tarantula?' started by Phil, Feb 21, 2016.

  1. Phil

    Phil Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    GBB molt today. Difficult molt despite right temp and humidity as had been in pre molt for ages so was keeping close eye on it.
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    Johnnyp1987 Well-Known Member

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    Id say female but im not very experienced in sexing so i might be wrong.
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    Phil Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Thanks. That's what I reckon too but again no expert. (S)he had a hard time of it though so I am keeping my fingers crossed
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    Johnnyp1987 Well-Known Member

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    Fingers crossed, hope everything turns out ok.
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    Female! Congrats. :)
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    Phil Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Thank you I always had her as a she but never had any molts sexed properly. I have had her for a few years already so was 99.9% anyway. I am a bit worried about her though. I had a female adult B. Boheimi that molted a few months after her last one which was a complete surprise and her legs were all withered and bent. The GBB seems to have the same symptoms and the boheimi didn't last much longer after that so I am a bit worried about her. Will leave her alone and see how she gets on.
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    GBB always worry me when they molt. Only time I've had issues is when my smaller female got a leg stuck, twice. I try to anticipate their molt and give them a little extra moisture now.
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    Phil Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    That's the annoying part, humidity was spot on and plenty of open watr available too. I knew there would be trouble as molted vertically instead of on her back. She looks rough bless her.
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    Congrats on the female!
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    Hopefully she pulls through. My gbb just molted a few days ago actually
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    Great picture! Looks like a Female. look forward to more pics.
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    Hi @Phil How is this GBB doing? Hope it is fine. Such lovely Ts they are.
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