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Fasting Rose Hair

Discussion in 'Grammostola' started by Team Gomberg, Feb 23, 2017.

  1. Team Gomberg

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    Yes, The substrate is now dry and ventilation fixed. Thanks!
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    She ate!!!!!!! Finally!! Only took 4 months LOL

    She ate 2 crickets and the whole family gathered around to watch. Hopefully the fast is over and eating will be a regular thing!

    Does giving her 2 crickets a week sound about right?
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    You can see the top 2-3" off coco coir is now totally dry but the bottom 4" is still damp.
    There is no more condensation on the glass and under the log has become her favorite place to hide (instead of sitting on top of it).

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    She's in the log, still holding her crickets from last night.
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    Yes indeed. Sounds like you got her set up right, now. The bottom of the substrate will dry out eventually.
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    Nicolas C Well-Known Member

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    Two adult crickets a week is plenty for a G rosea/porteri. She probably will fast again soon. I personally give mine one cricket a week, sometimes one every two weeks. You can look at the abdomen to know if she has enough food or not.


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