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Aphonopelma chalcodes gender?

Dusty1

New Member
Hi

I’ve recently got an unsexed Desert Blonde (Aphonopelma chalcodes), can anyone tell me whether he/she appears to be male or female?
From what I have read the sandy colour would suggest female as opposed to the darker Male with black legs however I am very new to keeping tarantulas so really don’t have a clue.
Any opinions would be much appreciated.
 

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Nunua

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3 Year Member
Blurry photo but yes, looks male.
Also, an immature male A. chalcodes looks pretty much the same as an immature female. Dimorphism occur after the ultimate molt.
 
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