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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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    01/12/2019

    Ephebopus cyanognathus molted probably a day or two ago. Today I caught it throwing it’s old skin out of it’s den.

    I figured it grew quite large, so I decided to rehouse it as well. It’s sex is still unknown, shame on me. Anyway, he or she was really calm, and very cooperative throughout the whole rehousing process.

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    I did rehouse another freshly molted tarantula, which is Avicularia perpurea. I especailly enjoyed this rehousing becuase I just loved so much how this cork bark piece looks like, and I have been waiting to use it all this time, and today, I finally got to use it.

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  2. BoyFromLA

    BoyFromLA ‎٩(ˊᗜˋ*)و Arachnosupporter

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    01/14/2018

    Idiothele mira molted last night, and rehoused today.

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    • Idiothele mira

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  3. BoyFromLA

    BoyFromLA ‎٩(ˊᗜˋ*)و Arachnosupporter

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    01/17/2018

    One of Brachypelma albopilosum sling caught while in the middle of molting process. It’s always amazing, and nervous at the same time watching a tarantula molting.

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  4. BoyFromLA

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    01/25/2019

    In the morning, Phormictopus cancerides molted.

    Even as a little sling, it hunts it’s prey unlike other shy slings. I can’t wait to feed it again.

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  5. BoyFromLA

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    01/26/2019

    Finally, Xenesthis sp tenebris is now ready to molt. Time to cross my fingers.

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  6. BoyFromLA

    BoyFromLA ‎٩(ˊᗜˋ*)و Arachnosupporter

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    01/27/2019

    I love it when there’s molting spree. Today it’s Caribena versicolor, and it’s molting currently.

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    01/29/2019 - 1

    Two new tarantulas arrived in the morning. One is 1” Psalmopoeus victori, and the other one is 1/2” Psalmopoeus cambridgei. Both are very healthy, and very skittish at the same time.

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  8. dangerforceidle

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    Envy. :lurking:
     
  9. BoyFromLA

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    It was on sale, and Psalmopoeus cambridgei was a freebie.
     
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  10. BoyFromLA

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    01/29/2019 - 2

    I believe it happened sometime today. Completely burrowed Pamphobeteus sp. paisa molted, and molted successfully it seems.

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  11. BoyFromLA

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    02/05/2019

    Cyriocosmus elegans molted. Still so small, yet massively cute.

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    02/09/2019

    Yet another Cyriocosmus elegans molted just right now.

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    02/23/2019

    It was such a nice weather today, as always in CA. Therefore, why not? Bumba cabocla decided to molt.

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    02/25/2019

    Xenethis immanis molted, and I missed the whole process of it, but I am glad it went well after all.

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    02/28/2019

    Recently molted Bumba cabocla is having a treat of a small mealworm.

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    03/02/2019

    Yes, it’s the struggle for both Grammostola pulchripes, and Zophobas morio.

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    A few molts after, Encyocratella olivacea seemed pretty cramped in current enclosure. Therefore I rehoused it into much larger, spacious enclosure.

    Rehousing wasn’t so bad at all. Encyocratella olivacea was so helpful, and so willing, to move into the new enclosure, only after a few threat postures that is.

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    03/08/2019

    Chilobrachys Sp. Electric Blue rehoused to larger enclosure. The enclosure was previously used for Encyocratella olivacea before recent rehousing.

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    03/12/2019

    After weeks of pre molt, Brachypelma schroederi finally molted.

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  20. BoyFromLA

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    I was not really expecting anything, but it turned out as pretty cool video of feeding my Idiothele mira.

    Just a little spoiler, it fails to catch it’s prey at first attempt.