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3 OBT's molting the same day???

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by Twisted, Dec 13, 2009.

  1. Twisted

    Twisted Arachnosquire

    I have 2 OBT slings that were sacmates and one that is about 2.5" that is from another source. Last week I discovered that all 3 molted the same day. Now I can understand the two sacmates but the 3rd seemed like an odd coincidence. Was it just coincidence or is it possible an outside influence brought this on?
  2. Twisted

    Twisted Arachnosquire

    And possibly the first post in here on the new server? Glad its back. :clap:
  3. gumby

    gumby Arachnoprince

    I think its often times outside influence, but I have no proof. IME Ts seem to molt when I have recently added extra humidity and at warmer times. It would make sense to me that If most of the things I did were based on instinct that when things felt right I would go for a molt. I think I was up to around 70+ Ts at one point this summer and I would often have 10 at a time molt all at once. Keep in mind most of my Ts are under 2" so there is a greater chance of them molting anyways.