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Pink Toe Sling Not Eating

Jeremiahm08

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Hi all:)
I have a juvenile pink toe (about 1.5 inches) in an exo terra 8x8 for now and she hasn’t accepted for in about a month but hasn’t molted. Her abdomen looks a little slimmer now. She runs away from food and seems active but almost never in her hide. I worry it’s not just pre-molt but maybe stress keeping her from eating. But wouldn’t know what else I can do or what is causing it. Any thoughts?
 

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Jeremiahm08

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Don’t tell me you’re keeping it moist in there...it has good ventilation and isn’t kept moist. Aside from having a water bowl. And I live in Houston so it’s already a bit humid.
Don’t tell me you’re keeping it moist in there...
it has good ventilation and isn’t kept moist. Aside from having a water bowl. And I live in Houston so it’s already a bit humid.
 

MrGhostMantis

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Some avics are in premolt when skinny, try offering water in its web. Mine did the same thing and refused to eat until I gave it some water droplets. Often they will be too stubborn to go to their water dishes.
 

octanejunkie

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Can you post a clear pic of the T, please?
I can't see it if it's in your first pic...

Also, I don't see a water dish in your first pic.
Previous advice about watering webbing is good, but I don't see webbing.

How long have you had this T and has it started webbing? Has it ever eaten in your care?

Here's some light reading for you about keeping avics:
 

timc

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Your enclosure is way too big for a spider that size. And if that’s live moss in there, then yeah, it’s too wet in there. Try downsizing, leave the spider alone with water available for a week and then try feeding again.
 

timc

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Can you post a clear pic of the T, please?
I can't see it if it's in your first pic...

Also, I don't see a water dish in your first pic.
Previous advice about watering webbing is good, but I don't see webbing.

How long have you had this T and has it started webbing? Has it ever eaten in your care?

Here's some light reading for you about keeping avics:
Straight up from the leaning cork flat.
 

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