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User Thekla's Tarantulas

Discussion in 'Tarantula Pictures' started by Thekla, Jan 14, 2018.

  1. Thekla

    Thekla Arachnobaron Active Member

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    I think it's about time to create a thread where I can randomly dump pictures of my Ts. :D

    First off... my unsexed G. rosea juvie "Mazikeen". I just love her/him, so beautiful and always out and about.

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    I also just created a new Youtube account dedicated to my Ts and uploaded a feeding & happy dance video of her/him. :)



    I hope there'll be more vids in the future. ;)
     
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  2. Thekla

    Thekla Arachnobaron Active Member

    Maybe someone remembers my little rant about Jack, my Homoeomma sp. blue peru sling, back in December. I was waiting (impatiently) for him to moult and posted this along with my rant:

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    One day after the last picture was taken he moulted successfully. :D

    Now it's that time again. So, again I made a compilation of pictures, just because I think it's pretty interesting how he changed over the course of the last few weeks. :watching:
    The last picture is from today...

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    So, what do you say? When will he be moulting? I take bets! :cool: :D
     
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  3. Thekla

    Thekla Arachnobaron Active Member

    Well, all bets are off now... he just moulted! :woot: Right in front of my eyes, watched the whole thing. :watching: It took him less than an hour... and he did it sideways, never flipped fully on his back.

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    I'm so glad he waited for me. I knew he'd be moulting today, he already laid out his moulting mat yesterday. And when it didn't happen over night, I told him this morning to wait for me... and he did. He started right the moment I got home from work! :D What a nice T, right? ;)
     
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    Thekla Arachnobaron Active Member

    And here's a picture of my H. sp. blue peru almost 24 hours after his moult. He made a size jump from ~ 3/4" to a bit over 1". Gorgeous little guy (or girl), right? :kiss:

    Jack 24h after 2nd moult.jpg
     
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  5. Thekla

    Thekla Arachnobaron Active Member

    First meal for my new GBB sling. I got him/her this morning and while rehousing that little thing, (s)he actually tried to eat my brush. :hilarious: So cute! So, I thought she might want a first cricket tonight. And, oh man, how (s)he wanted that cricket! :p It was amazing watching that tiny sling hunt down the cricket in seconds. No trace of tentativeness or wariness. Absolutely amazing! :woot:

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    And (s)he also already began webbing... a lot! :D
     
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  6. Thekla

    Thekla Arachnobaron Active Member

    First decent picture of my A. merianae sling (~ 1,5" - 1,75")

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    Thekla Arachnobaron Active Member

    My GBB sling the day I got it and now, 2 weeks later... :p

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  8. Thekla

    Thekla Arachnobaron Active Member

    Well, I guess I'm reanimating this thread... *blows the dust off* ;)

    All because of my Homoeomma sp. fire (Euathlus sp. red)... I'm still over the moon that it finally moulted... after being 9 months in my care and 141 days of fasting. And hey, it grew at least 1/10 of an inch! :p But you can't be mad with an E. sp. red, now can you? Not when it looks like this, freshly moulted:

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    ... or doing the hokey-pokie:

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    And not even when you'd think that after almost 5 months of fasting it'd be ferociously bouncing on any living thing coming near it :vamp:, but just have to accept that's never gonna happen. :shy:
    Despite what it tries to appear, there's just no pokie in an E. sp. red, is there? :hilarious:


    Well, at least it ate at all. :rolleyes:



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