1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
Ungoliant

The Measure of a Cam (♀ Psalmopoeus cambridgei 5")

Squirt, who was once a runt, is now every bit of 5", and she wants you to know it.

The Measure of a Cam (♀ Psalmopoeus cambridgei 5")
Ungoliant, Apr 15, 2018
dord, CyclingSam and baldbugguy like this.
    • Ungoliant
      @cold blood Look how big Squirt is getting. She is starting to get her mossy green coloring.
      cold blood likes this.
    • volcanopele
      Now would you say Squirt is about full grown? Just trying to get an idea if my new cambridgei is fully grown. Dorothy is about that big. I also have a mature male, which is why I am curious.
    • Ungoliant
      @volcanopele I believe the females max out around 7". (Males would likely mature a bit smaller.)

      Of course, females may reach sexual maturity before they reach maximum size.
    • volcanopele
      hmm, okay. yeah, if that’s the case, I’m going to hold off... Unfortunate, but I want to be on the safe side in case she isn’t quite sexually mature. Their enclosures are next to each other so I will keep an eye out for tapping, but yeah, otherwise, I’m not going to pair them.

      This is fine. I didn’t get her for breeding, strictly, I got her to replace Toto since he isn’t long for this world.
    • Ungoliant
      @volcanopele Next time she molts, examine the exuviae. If she is sexually mature, the spermathecae will have sclerotized. (This will make them appear darker than those of an immature female.)
    There are no comments to display.
  • Category:
    Psalmopoeus
    Uploaded By:
    Ungoliant
    Date:
    Apr 15, 2018
    View Count:
    184
    Comment Count:
    5

    EXIF Data

    File Size:
    2.4 MB
    Mime Type:
    image/jpeg
    Width:
    2547px
    Height:
    1910px
    Aperture:
    f/3.4
    Make:
    Canon
    Model:
    Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
    Date / Time:
    2018:04:15 18:42:31
    Exposure Time:
    1/60 sec
    ISO Speed Rating:
    ISO 320
    Focal Length:
    4.3 mm
     

    Note: EXIF data is stored on valid file types when a photo is uploaded. The photo may have been manipulated since upload (rotated, flipped, cropped etc).