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My new arrival. Female, P platyomma.

m0lsx

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Yesterday I acquired a female Pamphobeteus platyomma, complete with a reasonable sized & well set up exo terra enclosure.

She has around 3 inches of substrate & there seems to be no signs of burrowing. so I will leave it at that. I think. I have moved the artificial plants a few inches to cover up the front of her decorative terracotta plant pot, to give her more cover in there & changed her large exo terra water dish for a sterilised & well rinsed peanut butter lid for her water, as that frees up a little floor space for her.

Yester the lady was under cover all day after I had collected her. But this morning she is out & was not at all bothered by my camera flash when I took some photo's. I just wished she looked this purple in real life. And yes I know..It's the males that are the brightest in this species.


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Congrats on your new addition :)- would love to see more pics as from the one you posted she looks very leggy.. Here's a pic of my MM platyomma for comparison not the
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greatest as taken through the glass with a flash...
 

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Yesterday I acquired a female Pamphobeteus platyomma, complete with a reasonable sized & well set up exo terra enclosure.

She has around 3 inches of substrate & there seems to be no signs of burrowing. so I will leave it at that. I think. I have moved the artificial plants a few inches to cover up the front of her decorative terracotta plant pot, to give her more cover in there & changed her large exo terra water dish for a sterilised & well rinsed peanut butter lid for her water, as that frees up a little floor space for her.

Yester the lady was under cover all day after I had collected her. But this morning she is out & was not at all bothered by my camera flash when I took some photo's. I just wished she looked this purple in real life. And yes I know..It's the males that are the brightest in this species.


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These are nice I need to get a Pamphobeteus in my collection
 

m0lsx

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Congrats on your new addition :)- would love to see more pics as from the one you posted she looks very leggy.. Here's a pic of my MM platyomma for comparison.

Hmmm, now previous owner said in advertisment that she was female & she certainly seemed to believe that. So that is what I described her as. But this morning when I got up my female platyomma was not tucked up with her nose against the bark & I got a better look at her..

And I think you are right. A bit leggy. And that certainly look like a hook to me. So not so much a Debbie, more a Harry, me thinks.

 

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Hmmm, now she said she advertised her as a female But this morning when I got up she was not tucked up with her nose against the bark & I got a better look at her..

And I think you are right. A bit leggy. They looks like hooks to me. So not so much a Debbie, more a Harry, me thinks.

I'd agree with that as soon as I saw your photo I thought it was male.. Enjoy him they are lovely Ts my one is very calm and hasn't burrowed at all :)
 

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At least you'll get to enjoy those brighter colours, and if he's making sperm webs you may be able to get him out on a breeding loan (most breeders do prefer recently matured males for increased chance of fertility), and hopefully end up with some slings that turn out female!!
 

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