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Quick Reference guide to answer common questions

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by xhexdx, Feb 7, 2009.

  1. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Arachnobaron Active Member

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    Given this ravenous appetite that this species is known to have, if it is refusing prey and sealing itself in, there is a good chance that it is in pre-molt.

    Have you gotten a look at the abdomen? In the days before a sling is about to molt, the abdomen often looks shiny and dark.

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  2. Tarantula Ben

    Tarantula Ben Arachnopeon

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  3. Tarantula Ben

    Tarantula Ben Arachnopeon

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    My A. Geniculata molted! I checked on her earlier, and even though she is in her burrow, I could see her old molt, and her new body looks grey and bigger too! I'm excited and relieved!
     
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  4. This doesnt seem to be the most active thread but hopefully someone sees this and answers me. Ive been reading through a lot of threads and seeing "EWL" kindof scattered around. I searched it here and everywhere else i could think and found nothing. Im just curious of the meaning and thought here would be a good place to ask without clogging the other threads with newbie dumb stuff. Thanks in advance!
     
  5. EulersK

    EulersK Arachnoengineer Arachnosupporter

    *sees an inactive thread* Better reply! ;)

    Just make a new thread, mate. But EWL means "eggs with legs", which is the stage right after a literal egg.