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i just found out that my tarantula is upside down. It was fine around 3 hours ago.
Leg span diagonal is around 7.5cm
And body length 5cm
Is it molting or has something happened
The humidity inside the terranium was higher than usual (85-90%)
Please let me know.
Hello all, relatively new to the hobby, got my first T about 18 months ago, but first time sling owner.
I've got an adult striped-knee, and previously had a pink-toe who, unfortunately was lost to a molting accident, so I tend to get nervous around molts, especially any of my babies first one...
My A. Chalcodes that I got last week and has been irritable is now molting standing up hidden in a corner. She did spin herself a molting web, but she is upright and not in any position to fully shed her exoskeleton.
I leave in an hour for a trip to watch a relatives house and care for their...
My B. Albopilosum just molt 4 hours ago. When i bought him, the seller said that he is a big juvenile, size around 7cm. But i still bought it. I know that male tarantula tend to have shorter life span.
After his molt, I measured his old skin. And his DLS is about 11cm (photos...
Hello everyone! I’m new to the forum so please leave any comments if I am doing anything wrong.
I purchased a Curly hair Tarantula sling around the beginning of January, I have fed her twice since then with two Blatta Lateralis (Turk Roaches), she ate perfectly both times, after that she...
I have a juvenile male B. Albo. Now i think he's about to molt because his abdomen is pretty bald.
Should i change the enclosure before his molt? I'm afraid that he would get stuck because the wrong size of the enclo.
The size of enclosure
Long: 18 cm
Width: 12 cm
Height: 8 cm.
So my Chaco Golden Knee was bought by us with 2 missing legs but we didn't notice until recently. After calling the petstore, they assures us the legs would grow back after a couple of molts, usable buy smaller. I believed that and other owners saying it was no big deal, but I recently went to...
My brachypelma hamorii has been in pre-molt for almost two months. She has molted two times with me, and on both times she molted pretty quickly after the first 'symptoms'. She's my first T, so I just want to know that is this normal?
And I'm sure she's in pre-molt because she's hiding all...
Hey, so I'm a new owner of a Chaco Golden Knee, Goldie, who I've had for about a month now. Since I'm new to tarantula keeping, I may say some wrong things and I apologize. The problem I have is that we have a small piece of bark, maybe about 3x4 inches, with a small hole on top. About 2 weeks...
Hi, im still fairly new with tarantulas and this is my first molting experience and im a little worried my t isnt okay.
My pink toe started her webbing sept. 12
and completely shedded her old exoskeloton Nov. 3
but still hasnt come out of her cocoon... is this okay?
She's been in her web...
Im fairly new to owning a T, approximately 2-3months since I first got her.
Shes started to enclose herself in a web and im wondering if shes building a "cocoon" to molt in, there's no opening in her webbing from what I can see. What do you guys think?
hi all my Brazilian giant white knee is still in pre molt she as now been in pre molt for 3 weeks and no sine of her going in to molting on her back she just sits in one area and doe nothing all my others have molted but she is my first Brazilian anyone have any hints on how long this species...