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Im taking bets!

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by Devin B, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. Devin B

    Devin B Arachnoknight

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    Well I have this B. Smithi sling that hasn't molted since october I think. It ate a mealworm about 2 weeks ago, it is now refusing food. (Didn't eat his mealworm I left him last night.) I always leave prekilled for this little fella.
    Now that I have the backstory is complete I am taking bets on when he will finally molt. Winner takes all.
    To start im putting $50 on never. Anyone else wanna get in on this lol.
     

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  2. Nightstalker47

    Nightstalker47 Arachnoangel Active Member

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    Yeah I'll take that bet. Bet you it molts in two weeks tops.
     
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  3. Devin B

    Devin B Arachnoknight

    I hope so, sorry for the low picture quality I tried to hurry as to not disturb him or her.
     
  4. Goodlukwitthat

    Goodlukwitthat Arachnoknight

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    you probably should moisten the substrate a bit on one half. slings need added moisture.
     
  5. Sharno

    Sharno Arachnosquire Classifieds User

    Add some moisture and put it in a warmer location (85f?)
     
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  6. D Sherlod

    D Sherlod Arachnoknight Active Member

    I say ,,, 1 week,,,next Tuesday to be exact:writer:
     
  7. cold blood

    cold blood Moderator Staff Member

    4/10
     
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  8. Devin B

    Devin B Arachnoknight

    I do moisten the enclosure, it just dried out a bit, I added water afteri took the pick.
     
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  9. BobBarley

    BobBarley Arachnoprince

    3 weeks from now is my bet -- it doesn't look very heavily premolt to me (my Homoeomma sp. red sling has been like that for at least a month now).
     
  10. Devin B

    Devin B Arachnoknight

    My house usually stays between 75 and 80 degrees anyway. I don't have anywhere in my house warmer without running a space heater.
     
  11. Devin B

    Devin B Arachnoknight

    Well anyone that thought my sling was going to molt today I have bad news. It still hasnt molted try again next week. Ill keep everyone updated.
     
  12. D Sherlod

    D Sherlod Arachnoknight Active Member

    The day is not over:cool:
     
  13. Devin B

    Devin B Arachnoknight

    Well whoever was betting that today would be molt day I have good news for you. My B. Smithi and my C. Cyaneopubescens both molted today. Yay
     
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  14. D Sherlod

    D Sherlod Arachnoknight Active Member

    Well its about time ;)
     
  15. Moakmeister

    Moakmeister Arachnobaron

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    On 4/20 no less.
     
  16. Devin B

    Devin B Arachnoknight

    Well it is a holiday