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Ping Pong Balls.

m0lsx

Well-Known Member
Tarantula Club Member
I have just brought a few multi coloured ping pong balls off ebay for my larger T's. A couple like to play with their water dishes & I thought a small ball would give them something else to move around. Farmers have been doing it for decades with cows & pigs etc. So I thought for a few £'s it was worth the try.

Anyone else doing this? And what do you use in small enclosures?
 

timc

Well-Known Member
3 Year Member
I do not but I’ve heard about people that do for many years. I imagine it’s pretty fun to see where it’s ended up in the morning after they’ve been moving stuff all night, but it’s just not something I really ever think about.
 

Phototoxin

New Member
My g.rosea used to have a yellow ping pong ball. When I went to clean her water dish or tidy up she'd put a paw in it to stop me moving it. Consistently too. But she never blooded over it so I don't think she saw it as an egg sac. Who knows maybe she just liked the ball?
 

m0lsx

Well-Known Member
Tarantula Club Member
My g.rosea used to have a yellow ping pong ball. When I went to clean her water dish or tidy up she'd put a paw in it to stop me moving it. Consistently too.

Part of my logic, was that I have several T's who move water dishes & I thought I would try this, to see, if they did the same with the balls, if they do, I will try & find some smaller balls, for my smaller T's.

My rosea has already moved her ball into her hide.
 
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