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Pterinopelma sazimai - both molted.

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  1. Pasodama

    Pasodama Well-Known Member

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    These two slings appear to be in sync with one another.
    Last molt, they molted within a day, or two, of one another.
    They just molted, again, within a day of one another.

    What is a little more interesting, about this molt, is that I was not expecting it since it has only been, barely, 3 weeks between molts.
    Plus, not only did one do the short/barely 3 wk. span, between molts, both of them did it at the same time.

    Cel phone pics of P. sazimai #1, and P. sazimai #2, attached. Sans discarded exuviae ... ignore the leg portion in 2nd pic.:D
    (Different lighting on each).

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    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    How strange, especially that they both only went 3 weeks between moults.
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    very nice
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    Pasodama Well-Known Member

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    Yep, that is what is most intriguing to me.
    They were, actually, a day or two shy, of 21 days between molts, but that is close enough to say 3 wks.

    Thanks.:)
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    Congrats on the molts! I've never kept this species but they sound like fast growers!
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    Thanks.:)
    They are supposed to be moderate growers but couldn't tell by these two. LoL
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