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AnansiBoy97

Aphonopelma seemani M/F? Leg span approx 4inches

I'm reposting a different photo, due to conflicting opinions.

Aphonopelma seemani M/F?  Leg span approx 4inches
AnansiBoy97, Mar 21, 2019
    • mantisfan101
      Looks like a mature amd rather starved/degydrated male to me.
    • AnansiBoy97
      @mantisfan101
      That doesn't make much sense to me, I got them as a juvenile in the store last November. Their first molt since then was about two and a half weeks ago, and they've eaten 5 dubia roachs and a cricket since then. The water bowl is consistently filled as well.
      The first photo, is the day back from the store, where they were kept in a live feeder box with just substrate a month up until I brought them. If you're referring to that photo, then it was more than likely the stores fault, I've looked after them attentively since then.
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    • Theneil
      Doesn't look starved to me. Just not pudgy like what we are all used to seeing. LOL

      A pic of the palps will either confirm or disprove if it is a MM. As for sexing it. i suck at vent sexing so i am not going to offer an opinion/guess.
    • Fujimoto29
      I think its a male in my opinion and it looks fine to me.
    • mantisfan101
      @AnansiBoy97 ah, thatnks for telling me and know that you mention it then yes, it is indeed a mature male. Sorry about that
    • AnansiBoy97
      @mantisfan101
      It's fine, you're not to know.
      If it is a MM, I'll be fairly peeved with the store owners who sold it to me for £40 as an unsexed juvenile. I won't be too happy for my first tarantula to live around a year with luck.
    • AnansiBoy97
      @Theneil
      A pic of the palps would be lovely, but Anansi is really quite the skittish little beast. It's why I can't get the best photos.
    • Theneil
      @AnansiBoy97
      look up "palpal bulbs" or "emboli" and if you see the same bulbous shape at the tip of its pedipalps the next time you get a chance to look, then you will know. a female or immature male will have pedipalps that p
      taper at the end nearly identicle to any of the legs
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    Epiandrous fusillae sexing (Not Molts)
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