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GBB Sling growth rate confusion

Discussion in 'General Tarantula Discussion' started by R.NUTT, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. R.NUTT

    R.NUTT Member

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    OK so here's a brief overview. Almost 2 years ago I acquired 3 2nd instar slings all very small at the time as I'm sure you know. Anyway here is the abnormality, as time passed I have become very certain I have one male and 2 females simply due to the fact that the supposed male is growing very fast and is all leg (he is now 2 inches if not more). The other two however concern me, upon getting them they molted only twice at regular intervals, since then they haven't molted at all. I have been concerened with this for quite a while now as they haven't molted in almost a year and are only around one CM.
    I would appreciate all feedback on this as I cannot find any reason as to why two of the supposed female slings just won't molt. Thanks for your time and I hope you can help.
  2. Poec54

    Poec54 Active Member

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    Keep them warmer and feed them more; they'll grow at a moderate rate.
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