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Can I Buy You a Drink?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Pictures' started by becca81, Nov 14, 2004.

  1. Michael bradley

    Michael bradley Arachnopeon Active Member

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    I’ve seen people handle these and seeing what mine is like I use long tweezers at all times! It kills for fun when not hungry lol.. yours similar??
     
  2. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    If he isn't in pre-molt, he attacks anything that moves.

    Besides not being mistaken for food, using tongs reduces exposure to urticating hairs. (He isn't a flicker, but he does shed them onto his substrate, especially during pre-molt.)
     
  3. Moakmeister

    Moakmeister Arachnobaron

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  4. WolfSoon

    WolfSoon Arachnosquire

    Premolt versicolor

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    Possibly premolt A. avic :p

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    Not sure if drinking or guarding her dish of substrate (G. actaeon)

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  5. Marika

    Marika Arachnobaron Active Member

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  6. Andrea82

    Andrea82 Arachnoking Active Member

    :hilarious:
    In the second picture she looks like she's saying ' what? Never seen a tarantula drink before?'

    My G.iheringi:
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  7. Thekla

    Thekla Arachnobaron Active Member

    I'm so in love with this cute little blue ball of fluff! :kiss:

     
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  8. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    I'm not sure if he was drinking or just derping in his water dish.
     
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  9. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    Bulldozer (Grammostola pulchra)
     
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  10. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    Squirt (Psalmopoeus cambridgei)
    @cold blood As soon as I started filling her water dish, Squirt climbed into the dish and started drinking. (She even let me finish filling the dish by pouring the water between her legs.)
     
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  11. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    Triggered (5" female Psalmopoeus cambridgei): from @cold blood
    Squirt threw herself into the water dish as soon as I started filling it.

    Thirsty Thursday (5" female Psalmopoeus cambridgei)
    I can't help but point out that if she had not filled the whole water dish with substrate and webbing, she could have slaked her thirst earlier.
     
  12. LexBlack

    LexBlack Arachnopeon

    Amazing
     
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  13. BoyFromLA

    BoyFromLA ‎٩(ˊᗜˋ*)و Arachnosupporter

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    A second too late, but it was drinking.

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  14. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    @cold blood One water dish is full of clean water. The other is full of substrate tea laced with webbing. Which is more refreshing?

     
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  15. MikeofBorg

    MikeofBorg Arachnosquire

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    Only one I usually catch is my A chalcodes in these pics. Saw her drinking as I was off to bed so I flicked on her light and took a pic. She has live plants in her enclosure. I use an LED lightbulb as they run very cool and do not heat up her home. Very good lights for plants and doesn’t cook your T. Although I’ve tried the canned Aphonopelma seemanni you can buy; they tasted like soft shell crab. I ordered more. I won’t be deep frying my A seemanni no matter how good they taste. LOL
     
  16. Greasylake

    Greasylake Arachnoangel Active Member

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    I got a B. hamorii today and she had the small abdomen and bright colors characteristic of a spider that had just molted, but her fangs were black so I assumed it was a few weeks ago. Anyway she looked pretty healthy, no curling of the toes or any kind of injuries on her, but her abdomen looked a little sunken probably from dehydration and I was a little worried that she wouldn't settle in fast enough for me to feed her and I might have trouble with her, but a few hours after bringing her home I caught her with her face dunked in the water dish and she's still standing over it. Needless to say I was pretty relieved.
     
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  17. korlash091

    korlash091 Arachnopeon Active Member

    Here's one of my genics having a drink. 20180731_150858.jpg
     
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  18. darkness975

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  19. Tim Benzedrine

    Tim Benzedrine Prankster Possum Old Timer

    I love watching mine drink too. What I don't like is watching them drunk-dial old girlfriends. "Bay-bee, what was up with you trying to devour me, hmm? I just wanted to insert my 'palps and you went all Hannibal Lecter on me! What's was up with that?!?"
    It's undignified.
     
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  20. BoyFromLA

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    Neoholothele Incei is drinking.

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