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P. murinus BCF mating .. not a happy ending.

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by KezyGLA, Jul 21, 2017.

  1. KezyGLA

    KezyGLA Arachnoking Active Member

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    So I paired these guys this morning...




    She's a savage. Can only hope his inserts were good.
     
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  2. sdsnybny

    sdsnybny Arachnoangel Active Member

    Best of luck, hope he got the job done.
     
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  3. KezyGLA

    KezyGLA Arachnoking Active Member

    Thanks. Seems he did.

    Should always make sure I have enough coffee down me before pairing Ts. Although this one was that fast I doubt I could have prevented it anyway.

    I have another MM that will be paired with just to be sure.
     
  4. Bipolar Spider

    Bipolar Spider Arachnopeon

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    Nice one, I always feel bad for the dudes when they get caught. Way she goes I guess
     
  5. mack1855

    mack1855 Arachnosquire Arachnosupporter

    Hey.timing is everything.....and when it's off,it's REALLY off.
    I liked how his back legs were kinda hanging off the hide, like.._" I have all kinds of time here".Or not.
     
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  6. CWilson1351

    CWilson1351 Arachnobaron Active Member

    First time seeing that happen, breeding hasn't crossed my mind yet. Pretty intense, you weren't kidding when you called her savage. Hopefully he was successful. R.I.P. little guy :(
     
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  7. KezyGLA

    KezyGLA Arachnoking Active Member

    It is part of the package sometimes. I'm sorry I was your first ;)
     
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  8. beaker41

    beaker41 Arachnoknight

    It sucks when you only get one shot at it but some of these species are just too damn fast to do anything about an aggressive female. I feel worse for my mm's when they just slowly decline and their abdomens shrivel. I'd almost rather see them go out on their shields, plus if the female decides it's the best thing to do for the sac it probably is.
     
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  9. KezyGLA

    KezyGLA Arachnoking Active Member

    Absolutely. I believe if the female is very receptive and isnt aggressive before and during pairing then eats the male after, it is usually a sign that he got the job done.

    Life is a funny thing
     
  10. Kendricks

    Kendricks Arachnosquire

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    Women...
     
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  11. CWilson1351

    CWilson1351 Arachnobaron Active Member

    Eh, natural occurrence :) I had of course heard of it happening but seeing how fast it goes down was quite impressive. First breeding I saw ever was a couple G. pulchra, the male belongs to a member here actually.
     
  12. She didn't, waste no time munching him...did you feed her prior to this? Lol
     
  13. Andrea82

    Andrea82 Arachnoking Active Member

    It makes no sense! 'tappity tappity tap tap, come here boy, I need some lovin'. Tappitity tappity
    CRUNCH'.:confused:
    Hope he did the job :)
     
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  14. KezyGLA

    KezyGLA Arachnoking Active Member

    Yeah she was fed well. As seen in the video. She didnt seem aggressive either... what can you do:dead:
     
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  15. You are right, nature is nature!
     
  16. miss moxie

    miss moxie Arachnoprince Active Member

    She was definitely very receptive and tolerant. You know, right up until the point when she wasn't. I'm no expert, but it certainly seems like a promising pairing. Good luck!
     
  17. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoprince Active Member

    She's was on him like a tramp on chips.

    Do males ever fight back (if able)?
     
  18. KezyGLA

    KezyGLA Arachnoking Active Member

    They can but not usually baboon species :depressed:
     
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  19. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoprince Active Member

    It's not pleasant for a spider lover but better the male dies at the fangs of the female than vice versa.

    And at least he's providing nourishment for the female (although not needed in captivity).
     
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  20. ShyDragoness

    ShyDragoness Arachnosquire Active Member

    Ouch, fingers crossed he got the job done