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My poor little P.rufilata

Discussion in 'General Tarantula Discussion' started by Atx13, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. Atx13

    Atx13 Well-Known Member

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    She moulted last night, and a couple of her legs are stuck in the moult :(, shes for sure gonna lose one.. and the second is highly possible, good thing she is still little and in a couple moults will be fine.. just hate seeing that happen to my Ts :(. I'll get a couple pics after she settles in and everything.
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    Oh no. How is she now ? Sending good wishes to her.
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    Sending positive molting thoughts your way!!!
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    Atx13 Well-Known Member

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    shes out and about, trying to shake the rest of the skin off.. I tried to help some, turned the heat and humidity up, but i cant really do anything else..
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    She removed the skin, but lost 4 legs in total.. Both of her fangs and pedipalps are intact, doesn't seemed to bothered by the missing limbs, a couple moults and i should have a complete Rufilata again..
    Sucks when the lose a leg( or 4) but at least they grow back. Gonna continue to keep her humidity and heat a little higher, and will be power feeding her as soon as she hardens back up, oh and, she is a she! :)
    Hopefully no further complications occur, and I have a beautiful display Ts for years to come :).
    Gonna get a couple pics in a week or so.
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    Tgirl1010 Active Member 3 Year Member

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    Awww sorry to hear this. She will regenerate them with no problem.
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    There is a rose on the big up the rose hair thread whos legs came back really good on the moult after she lost hers so hopefully your girls Will too.
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    please post pics. i wanna see a T with only 4 legs. poor thing. :|
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    Gonna try and get some tonight, since she is still kind of out in the open.
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    Awwww...poor quadpod.

    Hope she' doing ok.
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    Atx13 Well-Known Member

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    Kinda funny, i'm usually really cautious around Poecilotherias, but where she is missing 4 legs, i've let my guard down alot, and she reminded me earlier today when i was checking on her, that her speed an attitude is still intact, lol. made me sweat a little :p.
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    bout as good of a pic as i can get, hopefully i can get a feeding pic or 2, in a few more days.. Cant really see anything since she relocated to under the cork bark piece... WP_001253.jpg
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    Aww poor thing, have you been able to get any more pics recently?
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    Atx13 Well-Known Member

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    She molted a couple days ago, and now has 5 legs, trying to get pics together, but my pokies are pretty shy :p
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    Aww, well at least she has a 5th leg now. Poor thing. Glad she's ok though.
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    I've heard you can try moistening "trouble spots" with glycerin or some soapy water (very diluted) to help them out of their mess. Hope your T does okay! ;)
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    Bast Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Glad she now is the proud owner of a fifth leg again. She'll be good as new in no time!!
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    Atx13 Well-Known Member

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    All clean breaks, waiting for new legs :).
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