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My tarantula is twitching. Is she sick?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by Sannah, Oct 6, 2018.

  1. Teal

    Teal Arachnoking Active Member

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    It looks like it doesn't like the footing, to me.

    As otherd have said, posting photos of the entire enclosure will help...
     
  2. Sannah

    Sannah Arachnopeon Active Member

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    I used the blocks because we already got them. I let them soak in a bit of water and i added a bit at a time until it all expanded. Then i re-made the enclosure and let it dry out overnight. I did squees out any extra water. I will post a picture of what it looks like now after i let it dry overnight. It doesnt look dry enough though.
     

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  3. Sannah

    Sannah Arachnopeon Active Member

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    I put the spider in a little tub and she stayed in there all night. When i went to go check on her, about 15 mins ago she did a poo.
     

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  4. Eva

    Eva Arachnopeon

    One night is hardly good enough, unless you live in an oven. Either bake it, or give the spider a temporary enclosure and wait for... i don't know... a week at least?
     
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  5. RonC

    RonC Arachnopeon

    Maybe a layer of bone dry substrate on top. Oven would be the quickest remedy for too much moisture. Spread out in the sun will work too but slower. If you can't put it outside in the sun set it in on a sunny window sill inside.