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Discussion in 'General Tarantula Discussion' started by NYX, Jan 8, 2015.

  1. Pearl Dusenbery

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    Got a surprise from my B. Albopilosum this evening IMG_0836.JPG
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    Finally my Phormictopus sp. full green, Guaba, has moulted today. DSCF8751.JPG
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    I'm looking forward to the colour it shows the world :) Beautiful T!
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    WOW this is a huge thread!!!
    Yes I'm new, and so is Anastaisia, a pet shop rescue and my first T.
    Got her in August @ 3 3/4 inches B-smithi.
    Quit eating Dec. 6th ( two crickets that night) and a huge drink of water Dec. 8th, that was the last I think. She had two crickets in with her for a week, they all three slept together by the heat source, thats when I got the crickets out. Yes I know crickets left too long can be a threat. Sort of have a different view on feeding-don't do as I do. This is a large spider.
    She's now gone through all kinds of activities. Got to film her laying down hairs on the path to the bed, she laid down the next day. Filmed her laying hairs and web in a corner. Couple weeks later she walked around with her abdomen up off the ground to inspect the area, and check the water dish hadn't moved. I'd guess she was checking for lack of crickets/predators.
    Should be any day now, her abdomen -opisthosoma- (hope thats right) is smaller than when I brought her home. Lets see if I can get some pics up here. IMG_6971.JPG premolt 3.JPG IMG_7257.jpg IMG_7259.jpg
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    Busy weekend! Colt, my L. itabunae molted yesterday.
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    Then we rehoused my B. emilia, she didn't want to stay in the catch cup but choose my son's wrist to lounge on instead.
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    Next my P. sazimai Bahia molted early this morning. Barely see the molt in the pic so I circled it.
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    Here's his new skin, he's maybe half inch now
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    My son's B. smithi made a pact with my sazimai, they molted about the same time.
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    My tiny little A. seemanni BCF didn't want to be left out. I couldn't get any pics of him though he's up in his burrow and they didn't turn out so you could see him.

    Thug, my B. albiceps has a new friend.
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    I went to feed him and found them like this. But I guess the roach was trash talking, he was impaled on Thugs fangs 5 minutes later.
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    Today must be a good day to moult, I had 3 today, Holothele sanguiniceps, Arima, Omothymus schioedtei, Lapan, and Brachypelma albopilosum Nicaragua, Nicarao.
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    Brachypelma albopilosum Nicaragua, Nicarao. DSCF8850 (2).JPG
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    The queen B, Marley, my son's GBB molted Saturday. All we could photograph is the partially destroyed molt.
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    With my son playing with it, of course ;)
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    My B. albopilosum molted late last night. I hadn't had a molt since November and I get two yesterday! The albo looks to be close to two inches and my diversipes seems to have even beat that! Somebody is gonna need a new enclosure.
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    My little Psalmopoeus irminia, Sierra, moulted last night and today my Thrigmopoeus truculentus, Ratta, one of the Phlogiellus sp. Khao sok, Hying, and my son's Brachypelma smithi, Nevado, moulted.

    The only picture is the P. irminia, Sierra DSCF9078 (2).JPG .
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    2 more moults today, Avicularia laeta, Frio, and Psalmopoeus cambridgei, Kairi. are sporting new outfits.

    I have 4 small arboreal containers side by side and all 4 occupants have moulted within the last 9 days.
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    My son's B. boehmei "Koby" molted yesterday, he hopes she'll quit being so moody now so he can handle her again.
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    His P. vitatta also molted on Thursday the 16th. Maybe now he'll be too big for the little nook in the cork bark he's been using as a hide so we can see him more ;) I haven't yet gotten a pic to turn out for him since he molted.
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    My tiny Avicularia sp. peru purple moulted yesterday evening.
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    Thug, my B. albiceps molted last thursday (2/23). Forgot to post it here ;) got a few more in premolt - Satin, Redrum, Black, and Moe. Hopefully they molt soon :)
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    Caught Buddha red handed. My son's G. rosea

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    Raven, my son's versicolor molted this morning, she's starting to show the adult colors now.
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    Redrum molted yesterday.
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    And Duke has new skin, looks like he molted maybe a week ago in his burrow. I couldn't get a pic of him though

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    Heteroscorda maculata and one of my avicularia sp. Purple peru molted last night! [​IMG]

    Sent from my SGH-I337M using Tapatalk
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    Blue, my A. seemanni BCF molted yesterday. Or at least pushed his molt out.
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    my son's P. sp. machala molted yesterday also. Hiding in the burrow with the molt so no pics yet.

    Got a bunch in premolt also -
    • Savage - A. genic
    • Pantera - G. rosea #2
    • Cheech - B. smithi #2
    • Spaz - P. sazmai
    • Alicia - PZB
    • Moe - B. albo
    • Astrid - A. chalcodes
    • Scooter - B. smithi #1
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