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Might have Male Chromatopelma Cyanopubescens.

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by Daniel266jz, Apr 16, 2018.

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    So my GBB molted and its looking male to me, very leggy and skinny butt. So question is. If male once matured what do i do? They have shorter life spans I know that much...
     
  2. PanzoN88

    PanzoN88 Arachnobaron Active Member

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    If matured, you can send him off to someone who has a female that is ready for some love or you can attempt to find a lady to buy and attempt breeding yourself, the third option is to simply let him live out the rest of his life in peace. Mature males din't eat as much, as the only thing on their mind is finding a lady. Is this what you were asking?
     
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  3. Yes thank you. I just havent checked the molt. Hopefully female if not maybe i can have him make some babies.
     
  4. spookyvibes

    spookyvibes Arachnosquire Active Member

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    If you upload a picture of his pedipalps and first set of legs, we could help you determine if he's mature or not:) Male pedipalps will look very bulbous compared to a female's. Almost like "boxing gloves." And on the first set of legs, there will be tibial hooks, not all species have them but I think GBB is one of the ones that does.
     
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  5. Thanks. I will see if i can get one he/she is quite skiddish. Oh and i know he/she is not mature, about 2-3" inches with this molt last week. I was just asking
    what do do once he(if) matures later on.
     
  6. spookyvibes

    spookyvibes Arachnosquire Active Member

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    Ohhh okay! Then I 100% back what PanzoN88 said lol. Sorry for the confusion!
     
  7. cold blood

    cold blood Moderator Staff Member

    A male and female will look exactly the same until the male's ultimate molt. A small abdomen is normal for all ts after a molt, its part of the life cycle of a t.
     
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  8. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachnoreaper Arachnosupporter

    **Le sigh**

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    They're all freshly moulted females, they all look like booty-less pyar leglingtons.
     
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  9. MetalMan2004

    MetalMan2004 Arachnobaron

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    If the molt is in tact you can take a good look to see if you can tell. At 3” it’ll be harder to tell, but here are pictures from one of my females and one of my males.

    Female gbb
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    You can clearly see the flap between the front book lungs.

    Male gbb. No flap.

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    If its a he, when he matures he’ll have hooks and palpd like this:

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  10. cold blood

    cold blood Moderator Staff Member

  11. So he/she destroyed the molt and now I won’t know till later oh well hahaha
     
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  12. MetalMan2004

    MetalMan2004 Arachnobaron

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    Thanks. Just snapped it with my iphone. He just happened to be sitting in the right spot against the acrylic.
     
  13. Paul1126

    Paul1126 Arachnoknight Active Member

    I doubt you'll have trouble sending a male off