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Water your Cocoons/Pupae

Discussion in 'Invertebrate Pet Talk' started by ArdorAphonopelma, Nov 7, 2018.

  1. ArdorAphonopelma

    ArdorAphonopelma Active Member

    Feb 19, 2018
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    So an eighth moth hatched and the seventh moth died, the eighth moth had a piece of it's cocoon stuck on it's proboscis and it was keeping the moth from doing anything, I obviously helped get it off but I realized the importance of keeping the pupae somewhat wet, I usually spray the pupae two passes three times a day but given that the two recent hatches had problems I'm just gonna up the times I spray them. People say that paper towels are good for pupae but it dries quicker than substrate so I recommend to use sub over paper.
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