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Drinking Versicolors!

Discussion in 'Avicularia' started by Ethel Webster, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. Ethel Webster

    Ethel Webster Member

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    This morning I caught both my Versi slings drinking from their tiny 'bowls'. I've had them 5 weeks now and one hasn't eaten for 2 weeks. Neither have moulted yet and I can't wait to experience a moult!

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  2. Enn49

    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I still find moults exciting. I hope you don't have too long to wait.
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    Very cool :) I remember how excited I got the first time I saw one of my T's using her water bowl. Recently my B. hamorii has made a habit of taking a drink after every meal- at first I thought she was dropping food boluses in the bowl but nope, just thirsty.

    Hope you get a molt soon!
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    Drinking is so important for a Tarantula in pre-molt. Good on you for offering a water dish, and one without rocks inside too! You'd be surprised how many people still think tarantulas can drown.
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    What are using for a bowl? My current enclosure is too small for even a water cap. Caught my versicolor drinking off the soil I moistened. Also drops of water off the web.
  6. Ethel Webster

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    I saw one drinking off the soil too so I put in clean pill packet blisters as bowls. Water caps don't fit in my tubs either.
  7. Enn49

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    I have heard of people using small Lego bricks as water bowls..
  8. Ethel Webster

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    And golf tees!
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    That's so funny, since I thought of using one of those. The Mom in me thought the edges were too sharp..LOL
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    I have been on the hunt for a Monoploy house or hotel with no luck. Don't know of anyone my way with legos. Did thing of those too.
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    I've rounded them off nicely, lol!
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    Plastic soda caps are also awesome.
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    I rounded one off and seems to be working. Thanks,!
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    I saw mine drinking earlier today, just finished the molt.
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    Caught my versicolor drinking this morning too Ethel Webster! IMG_20171126_100710.jpg Darker pic she's drinking. Better pic she's done. Notice the dish!

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