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Curly hair and b hamorii help

Discussion in 'What sex is my Tarantula?' started by Jo14, Mar 15, 2019.

  1. Jo14

    Jo14 New Member

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    Hi, here are some pictures of the first moult since I got them of my sub adult hobby curly hair and my juvenile b hamorii. Going off Google I can hazard a guess at what they are but would like the opinion off people that know what they are doing. I am brand new to this. Thanks
    @Phil this is the b hamorii we got from you a few weeks ago. I have more photos if needed.

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    Metalman2004 Well-Known Member

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    Female, female. Congrats
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    @Metalman2004 sorry to be a pain but why is the first one female. I guessed the b.hamorii was with the flap was but couldn't see that on the bigger curly hair.
    These are my first tarantulas so totally new to all this. Tgamjpg
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    No problem at all. What manifests as a flap for some species is more of a funny shaped structure that looks like alien antena for other species.

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    That's great thank you, so a Male would just be a complete straight line?

    I have two more I am awaiting moults from so I can name them all. Looks like Frank will have to became Frankie lol.
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    That’s correct. I’ll admit I’m good at saying female but I’m always hesitant to say male for sure unless they’re a good size because the structures can be rather obvious, but the lack of those structures makes it hard to commit to saying male.
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    Phil Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    @Jo14 I am a little unsure on the first pic. Original instinct was Male but @Metalman2004 gave an accurate description to cast doubt so probably 70/30 on side if female now...LOL. One more moult to be certain on that maybe?
    2nd pic 100% female. :)
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    @Phil I thought it was Male going off Google but totally have no idea as this is first time I have ever done it. Weird two of them did it on the same day. I think the gbb off you is ready to as well as she left her dinner and has sealed herself into a cave.
    The a geniculata is ferocious though it's a total beast and snatches food from the tongues before you even get it in the door! Can't wait to find out if that is a girl or boy.
    Couple more pics of the curly hair.

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    Phil Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I am a firm believer of synchronised moulding. We (UK) are heading into spring and I have noticed through all my moult records that this is a particular busy time for moulting so I don't think you will too long to wait :)
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    I am sure there will be more photos to come when the other two moult lol.
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