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Jess S

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After fasting for 23 days, last night I could see the little fellow was getting ready to pop.

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This morning:

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I may post another picture if I'm able to get a good one of him later.
 

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Omgosh he so cute

Thank you so much. He don't act cute (I call them all he until I know the sex), he's a stroppy little devil. I think his enclosure is probably the biggest pain to maintain at the moment, on account of how much he freaks out when you open it. However, I'm very much looking forward to him getting out of the sling stage, I can't wait to see the juvenile Gomper. He'll look gorgeous.
 
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Thank you so much. He don't act cute (I call them all he until I know the sex), he's a stroppy little devil. I think his enclosure is probably the biggest pain to maintain at the moment, on account of how much he freaks out when you open it. However, I'm very much looking forward to him getting out of the sling stage, I can't wait to see the juvenile Gomper. He'll look gorgeous.
It's funny what we go through to look after the little ones :)
 

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Possibly time for a rehouse

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The above was without flash. With flash, he blends into the substrate. Tried measuring him and he's around 3.5cm dls. Still a little baby!

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Rehoused him a few days ago as he was way too fast and skittish in his outgrown enclosure. He was due a rehouse.

Decided to just go with what I had to hand until I get something better. Grabbed an empty clean cricket tub and 5 mins later he was duly deposited in it.

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Hour or 2 later he was scurrying about carrying great balls of substrate so I watched interested in what he was going to construct.

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I present to you, ladies and gentlemen, the result of his handiwork. He worked tirelessly for 3 days making it!!

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The Tower of Gomper

Rehoused him a few days ago as he was way too fast and skittish in his outgrown enclosure. He was due a rehouse.

Decided to just go with what I had to hand until I get something better. Grabbed an empty clean cricket tub and 5 mins later he was duly deposited in it.

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Hour or 2 later he was scurrying about carrying great balls of substrate so I watched interested in what he was going to construct.

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I present to you, ladies and gentlemen, the result of his handiwork. He worked tirelessly for 3 days making it!!

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did you have Close Encounters of the 3rd kind on TV? Richard Dreyfuss would be proud of that.
 

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I will join you in this desolate genus forum shortly :)
 

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Any updates on Gomper?
Hi Poppy

This is him a while ago. Is doing great and is pretty feisty at times! I ended up with another LP sling too several months ago and find that one is a lot more of a burrower than Gomper ever was. Most of it I've seen in the last couple of months is the occasional leg.
 

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