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What do you do with the skins from a moult?

DalilahBlue

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Do you toss them? Save them?

If you save them, how?

I was thinking a nice shadow box display showing the progression of each of my babies over time with each skin pinned and labeled with date and such....
 

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Maybe it is just my inner Biologist that wants to display these...you have to admit a shadow box with skins from .5in to maturity would be an awesome wall display...
 

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I think that shadow boxes would be very cool...I might actually steal this idea once Karina decides to moult. Awesome from both a scientific and a sentimental angle :)
 

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I generally take mine to the stables, to work, to the shops, anywhere else I go and poke them in peoples faces while saying "look at money spiders coat" or "flamenco moulted" regardless of if the people concerned actually like spiders or not. I sellotaped one to my shoulder once and spent a day in work freaking people out.
 

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I keep then all in little containers, labeled with the date it was shed. I'm a bit OCD with my animals. But I also use then when I teach nature camp, as an educational thing.
 

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I got a new one for my collection baby hamlet moulted today I have been expecting it for ages but he must have wriggled out really quickly as I missed the while thing. He is a bit bigger than my other b smithis ( although hercules is catching him up in the big belly competition. ) he is lovely, I will look tomorrow to see if he is stripier yet will leave him in the dark for now.
 

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I got a new one for my collection baby hamlet moulted today I have been expecting it for ages but he must have wriggled out really quickly as I missed the while thing. He is a bit bigger than my other b smithis ( although hercules is catching him up in the big belly competition. ) he is lovely, I will look tomorrow to see if he is stripier yet will leave him in the dark for now.
Grats on Hamlet's moult!
 

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Grats on Hamlet's moult!
Thanks a lot. The little precious was laying on it when I went to work, looks like he's been throwing it around while I was out. From what I can see of him he looks a lot bigger now, just when hercules was catching up.
 
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