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My Psalmopoeus cambridgei double clutched
Can you tell me about the stocking. I have a 1 inch sling I want to move into a better enclosure but I am afraid the ventilation holes are too big. Can I put a stocking the way you have it to prevent an escape ?Random luck on this one, but I'll take it!!
Euthycaelus colonica Simon, 1889
Received this beautiful dwarf from an European import, unbeknownst to me many of the females in the shipment were paired and the shipper forgot which ones were which so they didst get marked. She went to ground as soon as I got her and haven't seen her since. Yesterday I noticed her burrow was open and went to see her new dress. Nope a bunch of 1st/2nd instar babies all around mom in the tunnel. there is now nylon stocking around the enclosure to prevent escapees
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That will work but I would only do it temporary. The 1st instar to 2nd instar they are not as active. After that the 2nd instar and above could chew through the nylon stocking.Can you tell me about the stocking. I have a 1 inch sling I want to move into a better enclosure but I am afraid the ventilation holes are too big. Can I put a stocking the way you have it to prevent an escape ?
Sounds like very good progress.Tore mu Heterothele villosella communal down two days ago after spotting the largest member carrying an egg sac. Wasnt quite ready for 145 tiny slings wandering about the half gallon food canister.
Started with 17 1/8" spiderlings in a 2oz condiment cup ended up wit 9 left 1 confirmed female, 1 MM, 4 suspect girls and 3 suspect boys all about 1.5-2" not bad for just over a year.
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Yes but naturally there would be losses, Many mother tarantulas will kill and feed the young till they are strong enough to leave on there own.Does that mean that someone could raise an entire sac worth of slings in a communal if they scaled up the enclosure correctly to take into account the increased numbers but making sure they don't have too much room to establish individual territories? This is all hypothetical. I'm just interested.
Obviously, that leg was so beautiful she couldn't bear to eat it.