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Molting Rosea-- Play by play

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by MrT, Jan 9, 2003.

  1. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

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    My Rosea is molting today and I'm home all day, So here we go.

    Yesterday she layed down her web molting bed.
    This morning at 7 am she was on her side.

    1st pic.

    Ernie
     

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  2. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    10:30 am
    Still flexing her legs. Pretty much all at the same time.
     

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  3. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    10:45am

    Found a cricket in enclosure. Not to worry though, the watchful eye of MrT is on the job.;)

    10:49am

    She just popped her top.:)
     

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  4. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    another
     

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  5. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    The slow process of extraction starts.
    You can see her new, fresh carapace in this pic.
     

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  6. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    Another,
    The flash does't seem to bother her.
     

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  7. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    Again,

    This is kickin my butt.
    Take the pic. review it, resize it, post it. Look at the T and its time to shoot again. But I'm having fun.:)
     

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  8. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    11:17am
     

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  9. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    11:22am

    Lookat this pretty new face
     

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  10. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    11:25am
    Femur's are clear. She seems to be resting.
    I know I need to.;)
     

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  11. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    11:45am
     

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  12. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    Patella's clear 11:48
     

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  13. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    11:55
    Shes pretty much out:D
     

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  14. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    She's sound asleep :D

    Many more pics to come. I got some really good, Super closeups I think...

    Ernie
     
  15. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    12:12pm
    She just pulled her feet clear.

    Ernie
     

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  16. MrT

    MrT Arachnoking Old Timer

    12:50pm
    Flat on her back, showing some fang.
     

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  17. WOW those are sooooo cooool !!!! :D
     
  18. Steve Nunn

    Steve Nunn Arachnoprince Old Timer

    Thanks Ernie, that's one of the best molting sequences I've seen captured on film. To top it off the spider molted on it's side!

    Steve
     
  19. GQ.

    GQ. Arachnodemon Old Timer

    An excellent sequence of perfect pictures! Thanks!
     
  20. Ephesians

    Ephesians Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Ummm......how about....WOW. Thas was..ahh....freakin AMAZING! I'm very glad that you had a lot of time on your hands@ Thanks, that is the most amazing thing i have ever seen...I think I need a nap from just looking at that.

    Marcus