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P. irminia sling/juvie

octanejunkie

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Prepped a gallon jug for P. irminia - will move her when it makes sense ot do so

Here are a few pics

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I need to add more plants/cover and some moss behind the cork bark.

There's around 2" of compacted substrate in there, the bottom layer (about 1/2") being more wet than the top 3/4

Would value any input!
 

ilovebrachys

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Prepped a gallon jug for P. irminia - will move her when it makes sense ot do so

Here are a few pics

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I need to add more plants/cover and some moss behind the cork bark.

There's around 2" of compacted substrate in there, the bottom layer (about 1/2") being more wet than the top 3/4

Would value any input!
Looks good.. Perfect for her as an upgrade :)
 

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This morning the water dish was turned over and part of a molt in its place. This is an older molt, not 100%, from I believe about 10 days ago - part of which is poking through the substrate.

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Think I'm gonna rehouse her into the gallon jug today. I just modded a it bit to prep for her transfer with a new layout and u wrapped the "back" of the jug, behind the cork bark, with black paper to give her some privacy.
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octanejunkie

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P. irminia has made a low curtain hide behind the cork bark.
I fed her a pair of medium crickets this afternoon and one wandered right into her hide, that ended quickly.
If the other one is still there tomorrow after lunch I will fish it out.
Will try to get a pic of her tomorrow.
 

octanejunkie

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Cleaned and over flowed the water bowl this morning and fed a pair of medium crickets tonight.

She was out on the front glass and just froze when I opened the lid to drop the crickets in. She made quick work of one and waited for the other to come back around.
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I gave up before she did
 

octanejunkie

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Haven't seen P irminia out in about 16 days. Seems to be walled-up inside its hide.

I dropped a stunned roach behind the hide and it kicked around quite a bit before coming to it's senses about 20 mins later and found a perch for itself. No reaction from the spider at all.

Checked on it this morning. Can't find the roach, and the dirt curtain appears to have been opened.

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Seems encouraging
 

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