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Confused if this one is really an A. avicularia.

Oursapoil

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Hi Team,

this T was given to me by someone relocating overseas as a big juvenile, labeled as an A. avicularia. She molted twice in our care (the last one 8 days ago) and is getting close to adult size. I am reaching out as I have never notice such a strong blueish coloration on our previous A. avicularia.
Let me know what do you guys think or if you believe this could be a different species.
Thank you.
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42 is Morphotype 6, ex Avicularia metallica

The setae in your pic look like glow rods, with metallic tips, so I would concur
 

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This is not M6 Avicularia metallica they do not have any red setae. When its freshly molted (about 2 weeks) youll have a better chance of an ID. From what I see I suspect is Avicularia braunshauseni due to the red accent setae on the rear legs and abdomen. Which is M2. Here is pics of my adult female freshly molted A. braunshauseni
 

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I see a resemblance in both of them, she has some red satae but not as munch as the M2, on the other side I find her cephalothorax resembling the M6 a lot more.
 

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Looks alot like my morph 1 when she was younger. I bet it will darken up in another week or so. Could be a morph 2 also.
 
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Heres my Avicularia braunshauseni "goliath pinktoe". Sorry about the poo on the glass...she likes to aim it at me. She is freshly molted, about 4 days ago. Shes still stretching. View attachment 57198
Beautiful Ts Sir and yes, I imagine an hybrid as she has specific characteristics from both. I am still puzzled on where the blueish coloration of the cephalothorax and front legs comes from. I thought this was due to the fact that she molted recently but as I see yours 4 days after her molt, there is quite a difference.
 

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Beautiful Ts Sir and yes, I imagine an hybrid as she has specific characteristics from both. I am still puzzled on where the blueish coloration of the cephalothorax and front legs comes from. I thought this was due to the fact that she molted recently but as I see yours 4 days after her molt, there is quite a difference.
The carapace looks alot like a morph 6 to me...everything else looks morph 2 or even 1.
Heres a morph 6 carapace
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