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how fast will my avicularia grow?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by anoathtoorder, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. anoathtoorder

    anoathtoorder Arachnopeon

    like i mentioned in my previous post shes a sling, anyone know how fast or slow she will grow? EDIT: shes an avicularia pinktoe
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  2. Theneil

    Theneil Arachnoangel Active Member

    If your temps are high it should grow reletively quickly if it is cold it wil grow slower. Males supposedly grow faster than females. More food/less food can also increase/decrease growthrates. Then there are other less obviouse factors that may or may not affect growth like stress.

    Unfortunatly I doubt if anyone will really be avle to give a good answer to your question...
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  3. anoathtoorder

    anoathtoorder Arachnopeon

    ok ty
  4. Venom1080

    Venom1080 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    Mainly depends on temps, feeding frequency, and the individual. They're generally fast growers.
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  5. Rob1985

    Rob1985 This user has no status. Old Timer

    As others have said... it all comes down to the temp, humidity, feeding schedule and of course the T itself (male vs female).
  6. Andrea82

    Andrea82 Arachnoking Active Member

    Avicularia pinktoe...that's not really helpful. Most 'pinktoes' are Avicularia, but not all. For the correct name we need the second part as well, like this: Avicularia avicularia, or Avicularia metallica. It would be helpful to mention that. ;)
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  7. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    Here are the records I have for my mature female Avicularia avicularia, which I purchased as a juvenile:
    • 4/29/2014: acquired (3")
    • 6/11/2014: molted (3.25")
    • 11/16/2014: molted
    • 6/11/2015: molted
    • 4/8/2016: molted (4.25")
    • 1/4/2018: molted (5")
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  8. anoathtoorder

    anoathtoorder Arachnopeon

    Yeah sorry. It's Avicularia Avicularia. I thought the scientific name of that specific individuals were only called pinktoe
  9. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    "Pinktoe" is a generic term that applies to several Avicularia species (and also to Caribena versicolor, which used to be Avicularia versicolor). :cool:
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  10. viper69

    viper69 ArachnoGod Old Timer

    Growth depends upon many factors. No one can tell you how fast your T will grow w/the information you provided.
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  11. Here's how mine went. Just to give you a vague idea because again, temp and feeding schedule really dictate "how fast."
    Acquired 1/17/17 at about 3 in. dls.
    Molted 2/1/17
    Molted 5/10/17
    Molted 7/25/17 confirmed female
    Molted 11/21/17... most recent. They're moderately fast growers in my opinion.
  12. viper69

    viper69 ArachnoGod Old Timer


    as does gender ;)
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