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Green Bottle Blue Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by ArachnoEvans, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. ArachnoEvans

    ArachnoEvans Arachnopeon

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    Is it normal for a GBB 1cm sling to kick urticating hairs?
     
  2. Dr Acula

    Dr Acula Arachnobaron

    Perfectly normal :) GBBs aren't very docile compared to the average B smithi or G pulchra, they're quite nervous and skittish. Mine wasn't handlable at all but his spunk helped him out when it came to mating (from what I've heard from the person I recently sold him to).
     
  3. ArachnoEvans

    ArachnoEvans Arachnopeon

    It has never done it before. I have an LP that rarely kicks hairs either.
     
  4. Ludedor24

    Ludedor24 ArachnoKing

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    I've had ones that kick hairs as soon as look at them and others won't even bother kicking hairs
     
  5. Do 1cm slings have hair to kick?
     
  6. grayzone

    grayzone Arachnoking

    ^they can certainly TRY lol... ive seen tiny slings do so before and always think its hilarious..
     
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  7. Jared781

    Jared781 Arachnobaron

    100% normal! GBB are a skittish/nervous species, and most will flick bristles without hesitation! Yet some can be quite tolerable..
    in my experience, my specimen will inch away a coupe times then if still bothered with flick/kick