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Whats your Hungriest T???

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by Ultum4Spiderz, May 31, 2012.

  1. Low

    Low Arachnoknight

    5" female G. Pulchra...

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  2. sbullet

    sbullet Arachnoknight

    Been power feeding P. striata lately, 1 cricket per day (preeeeeetty much) for the last 2 weeks. VICIOUSLY takes it from the tongs without hesitation. Just fantastic to watch. She's taking a break now since I assume she is in premolt-- I'm not even attempting to feed her just because there is no need... She's had her fill this whole month LOL.
  3. kwacky

    kwacky Arachnosquire

    Snap. I've not had my Versi for long but she's a hungry little thing. My Pampho Platty loves food.

    I used to have a Cobalt Blue that would come hurtling out of her burrow at anything to move in the enclosure. She was a greedy sod.
  4. Furret

    Furret Arachnosquire

    My rosie is the equivalent of Pumba from The Lion King.
  5. Storm76

    Storm76 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    Correct, that T is way overfed. And feeding a T 3 days in a row superworms is certainly not the best idea either...but it's your T, do what you think is best. However, I'd suggest feeding it ONCE every 2 or 3 weeks....
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  6. Ultum4Spiderz

    Ultum4Spiderz Arachnoking Active Member

    Thats One fat Adult brachy lol :)
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  7. Petross

    Petross Arachnosquire

    P.cambridgei and A.versicolor.
  8. freedumbdclxvi

    freedumbdclxvi Arachnoprince

    So Fla
    my t stirmi. only my obts come close to matching her appetite, and i've never once had her refuse a meal.
  9. foxtrot

    foxtrot Arachnopeon

    my g.pulchripes is eating machine
  10. I was just going to power feeder to plump up a little more after she molted. Thanks for the concern. It wasn't going to be a daily basis thing.
  11. Eugene

    Eugene Arachnopeon

    My hungriest is probably my Pamphobeteus platyomma. I think he would eat no matter how often I fed him.
  12. i once had a Brachypelma vagans who was an absolute glutton. not that i advocate feeding to this extreme but he was in a situation where i was confident there would be no environmental danger to him so i indulged his voracity. his bum ended up looking quite like a balloon by the end of it.


    he turned out fine, btw and i believe molted out MM the molt after that ;)
  13. Harvard Fairway

    Harvard Fairway Arachnopeon

    My A.versicolor and 2 G.iheringi take the cake for being my biggest pigs.
  14. Ben Oliver

    Ben Oliver Arachnopeon

    i would have to say my biggest eater would have to be my Avic avic it has always eaten like a horse even when it was a sling. Then it would have to be my G. pulchripes juv.
  15. le-thomas

    le-thomas Arachnobaron

    1. G. rosea
    2. P. regalis
    3. G. pulchripes

    On that note, the pulchripes and rosea are also my most aggressive Ts. Both will viciously bite at anything that touches them and throw threat postures, as will my other rosea.
  16. Mini8leggedfreak

    Mini8leggedfreak Arachnoknight Active Member

    My versi actually eats quite well too but she won’t eat infront of me...... maybe it’s from moving the pill bottle she’s in. My little k. Brunnipies is a crazy eater. But hungriest is heterothele villosella. It would seriously eat like 4 crickets a day if I gave them to it. I had a few fruit flies from feeding my jumping spiders so I put like 3 or 4 in and it would shoot up to the top kill one and go set it down then come kill another one and it just kept going till it had a mound of dead fruit flies. Never seen anything like it before. Awesome ow dwarf species!
  17. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachnotank Arachnosupporter

    Guess it's not the worst case of thread necromancy I've seen :rolleyes::hilarious:
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  18. Mini8leggedfreak

    Mini8leggedfreak Arachnoknight Active Member

    Didn’t realize how long ago it was put up, ohh well. Let’s get it going again!!!!!!! (So I don’t look stupid)
  19. Misty Day

    Misty Day Arachnobaron

    Nhandu coloratovillosus, even out of my Psalmos, my LPs and my pokies those things out eat them all. Never turned down a meal and always dive onto any movement in the enclosure. Too bad all my 3 slings turned out to be males, im gonna miss the little piggy's when they're gone.

    Heres one of them, 3.5 inch male. This guys been on a diet for 2 months now and is still carrying around a golf ball abdomen.

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  20. FrDoc

    FrDoc Arachnobaron Active Member

    It used to be my A. Genic, but since her last molt my LP has taken a slight lead. This week I saw her bolt across her enclosure, jump, and scoop a cricket that was hanging on the ceiling of her hide.
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