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BoyFromLA’s Tarantula Diary

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by BoyFromLA, Nov 5, 2017.

  1. BoyFromLA

    BoyFromLA ‎٩(ˊᗜˋ*)و Arachnosupporter

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    07/08/2018

    Another successful molt! This time, it’s Chilobrachys fimbriatus. It gained quite the size and for that reason, I am going to rehouse it to a larger enclosure after a couple of days later.

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    Now for my two of teeny tiny Grammostola pulchra. Both molted twice under my care, and so I rehoused them from small deli cups to larger enclosures. They are still small, but much larger than before for sure.

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    Now, this is one very upset Ephebopus cyanognathus. I rehoused it into a larger enclosure, and it’s clearly not so happy about it, for now.

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  2. BoyFromLA

    BoyFromLA ‎٩(ˊᗜˋ*)و Arachnosupporter

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    After two molts under my care, current enclosure already seemed too small for my Theraphosa blondi. Thus I rehoused it into much larger enclosure so it can have more spaces to roam around.

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    • After

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  3. BoyFromLA

    BoyFromLA ‎٩(ˊᗜˋ*)و Arachnosupporter

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    Ornithoctonus aureotibialis is molting at the moment. I am surprised though, it ate the quite sizable roach yesterday. This is first molt under my care, so I am pretty happy about it.

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    It was way quicker than I thought.

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  4. BoyFromLA

    BoyFromLA ‎٩(ˊᗜˋ*)و Arachnosupporter

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    Two of my tarantulas molted, and one is currently preparing to molt I believe. Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens, Dolichothele diamantinensis are the ones molted, and Encyocratella olivacea is the one preparing to be molted.

    • Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens

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    • Dolichothele diamantinensis

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    • Encyocratella olivacea

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    And little bonus feeding footage.

     
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  5. BoyFromLA

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    I got myself the used IKEA book shelf from Craiglist.

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  6. BoyFromLA

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    Newly arrived 3/4” Psalmopoeus irminia sling it is.

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  7. BoyFromLA

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    I rehoused my Brachypelma albopilosum into the much larger space enclosure.

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    Now

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  8. BoyFromLA

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    My smallest Grammostola pulchra, and my largest Grammostola pulchra.

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    • Largest

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  9. BoyFromLA

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    Mainly two things happened today. First one is rehousing, and second one is molting.

    Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens, and Pamphobeteus antinous were rehoused.

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    Brachypelma hamorii, and Ephebopus cyanognathus molted.

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    Lasiodora difficilis is rehoused into much larger enclosure. The little hide is made with putting two cork bark pieces together.

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    Both of Grammostola pulchra were provided with larger water dishes.

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  11. tewebag

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    Where are you getting your enclourses from? I like the looks of them, espically the Brachypelma albopilosum one. The Lasiodora difficilis one looks like a model train size case from hobby lobby, if it is, how is it to open and close? I found the model car sized ones have a horrible lid for constant opening and closing.
     
  12. BoyFromLA

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    It’s a shoe display organizer cases. I use it because I would like to see through and watch tarantulas.

    It’s easy to open and close, and it closes pretty tight so that tarantulas won’t push the lid and open.
     
  13. tewebag

    tewebag Arachnosquire Active Member

    Awesome thank you, I need to look into those, I perfer crystal clear also for anything under 4 dls, after that they become visible enough in sterilite bins for me.
     
  14. BoyFromLA

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    Freshly molted Brachypelma schroederi female is rehoused. It’s the same enclosure, but everything is reorganized. I put three pieces of cork barks together to make the small cave, then put coco fiber substrate over it.

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  15. BoyFromLA

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    Very very skittish Brachypelma klaasi molted today. Time to rehouse I guess.

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    Freshly molted Brachypelma klaasi is now rehoused into proper enclosure.

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  17. WildSpider

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    Good point:happy:. Now I"m wondering if I should add pictures to my T diary too. It sure did something for your diary;). Thanks for sharing!
     
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  18. BoyFromLA

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    Nothing much really going on for today. So I did take a few pictures to show, and to keep.

    • Caribena versicolor

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    • Brachypelma klaasi

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    • Ornithoctonus aureotibialis

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  19. BoyFromLA

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    Brachypelma klaasi, recently molted, and rehoused. Already just-leave-me-be mode.

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  20. BoyFromLA

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    Thrixopelma ockerti is in mood of molting at the moment. It is indeed a bit weird positioning, but I wouldn’t worry. There’s thin web bed right behind it.

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