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Versicolor just molted!!

Discussion in 'Avicularia' started by Whitelightning777, Nov 6, 2017.

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    As of now, she's totally free for about 15 minutes. True to form, the colors have changed... again!!

    I will photograph her in about 12 - 24 hours from now when she's hardened up enough to walk around. I don't want to damage her new exoskeleton.

    She's still expanding.

    Interesting observation:

    At about 1pm or so, I observed her taking a VERY long drink, after which she went back to her web. Perhaps this may be a clue that a molt is a short time away. It's the first time I caught her molting so I'm not sure.
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    Congratulations :)
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    C versicolor 11-7-17 molt 4.jpg C versicolor 11-7-17 molt 1.jpg C versicolor 11-7-17 molt 2.jpg C versicolor molt 3.jpg


    As promised, here's the pics. She wouldn't quite leave the web, but didn't dive in totally either.

    Charlotte changes a bit again, seems to be going black ???

    The colors change radically depending on where and how you hold the flashlight.
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    In order to keep up with Patricia (P Striata) who recently molted, Charlotte just molted yesterday. Pics to follow if I can trick her out of the web.

    She's definitely bigger but the size increase isn't quite as much. Still I need to see her in the clear extended before I can get a good size.
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    Here's the pic to follow. She kept running back into the web so I only got one good one.

    Oh well...

    Versicolor Charlotte newest molt.jpg
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