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over feed?


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3 Year Member
South Florida
No. With slings and juveniles, most of their food reserves go into growth, so they're skinny again after shedding. They won't pop. being overweight is only a concern with adults, as their abdomens can be easily injured by the large size (making them clumsy) and the exoskeleton being stretched thin. None of the pics I've seen of adults in the wild have ever been fat. youngsters are in a race to grow, so they're les vulnerable to predators, and are able to reproduce. Slow pokes are less likely to get into the gene pool.


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3 Year Member
Thanks for the info appreciate it! He had about 4 crickets today and started webbing after he was finished

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