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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Josh, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. Teacher With A Spider

    Teacher With A Spider New Member

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    Hello,
    My tarantula is spitting out a very thick row of web (white stuff behind her abdomen) and almost looks to be throbbing as it comes out. She was in the death curl but has come out of it...should I be worried?
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    TEACHER With A SPIDER

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    MiaWolf42 Well-Known Member

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    The image doesn't load for me. Can you try again?
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    Kymura Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Can't see the images gives me an email link,
    Could you email me the image and I'll post it?
    Tansiwolf@gmail.com

    Could possibly just be poop but pictures would be helpful.
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    Kymura Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Here we go. Didn't give me an option to download so screenshot and cropped it
    @Teacher With A Spider image
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    Honestly looks like poop.
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  6. MiaWolf42

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    I agree, looks like poop. How old is she? Sorry to say, I think she's at her end... :(
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    Awesome! Maybe she is constipated! I have never seen her do this before.
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    Have you ever seen a tarantula pulse before? It almost looks like she is heavy breathing, as it is that constant...
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    Possibly her heartbeat
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    Interesting. This is more of a whole body pulse....
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    Could she be trying to molt? T's do on occasion molt upright.
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    How old is she?
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    That I don't know...she is pretty big and I have had her for 5 years, I am thinking she is older than 7
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    Maybe. Does she have a water bowl?
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    yep :) she molted at the end of May....
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    How exactly does she seem to be acting now? She may have only been in a stress curl for any number of reasons, even a fall from climbing. What's her enclosure and set up like?
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    I am curious. I have been thinking of her all night.
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    She is still with us! Still as motionless as a rock and not pulsing right now. The kids were beyond excited (as was I) to see her still breathing this morning. No web so far today (or poop).
    We are keeping all 8 legs crossed and hoping for the best.
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    Hi . My name is phil I got my first t about 6 weeks ago, I all so keep snakes and other reptiles with great success, my t hasn't moved for a few days now and legs started to curl towards it's body can anybody tell me what if anything I should do.
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    It's pretty much all you can do, all fingers crossed.


    Hi Phil, can you post some pictures of the T and its enclosure?
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