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Strange behaviour

shaun

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I am looking after a juvie C. cyan for a friend.
Every so often it goes into a frenzy of running around, kicking all it's legs, making a loud rattling noise on the floor as it goes through it's motions.
I haven't seen any of my T's do this. Is it a cause for concern?
 

Casey K.

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A small video clip of these actions would be nice. It's difficult to say without it. Perhaps something may be disturbing the spider?
 

Casey K.

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That looks like DKS. Usually, the only thing that helps is when the spider molts out of it. I've had G. porteri not make it with dks and I've had an A. seemani that had it, molted and got better. I'm not sure what you can do to help it at this point. Let's just hope that it molts soon. Also, if there are any chemicals being sprayed near it that could be a cause of behavior like this.
 
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