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P. regalis sex question...

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by Iktomi, Aug 7, 2003.

  1. Iktomi

    Iktomi Arachnoservant

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    Would someone be so kind as to explain how to sex a regalis by it's color scheme? Mine has tripled in size over two months and is very distinct. Gorgeous. Thanks for your time.
     
  2. johnnyjohnjon

    johnnyjohnjon Arachnoprince Old Timer

    I read a thread somewhere and all I could figure out was the black inside the white on the abdomin fades out in females but stays in males... but please someone explain it again because I didn't get it... thanks
     
  3. Code Monkey

    Code Monkey Arachnoemperor Old Timer

    There is that little 'chain of diamonds' or 'lightning bolt' pattern on the dorsal surface of their abdomen. In females, it fades to a white/grey but males have the black inside of light color.
     
  4. johnnyjohnjon

    johnnyjohnjon Arachnoprince Old Timer

    ok at what size should the black be noticably fading away, I have a 2 inch regalis who has a lighter black color than my ornata, but I haven't had it molt yet either, is it really noticable and at what size should it be mostly white in a female?