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Who molted today?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by T Frank, Dec 30, 2007.

  1. athlete96

    athlete96 Arachnosquire

    C. elegans and N. incei confirmed moulted. How do I know that my N. incei moulted? Well..

    I opened its enclosure, went to water, checked the burrow, and noticed a freaking tip toe sticking out of the blocked entrance. Now, seeing as I just lost a p. irminia to a bad moult my first thought was it was dead because of a bad moult. So I went a poking, collecting more of its legs and such.

    And then I found a clump of legs sitting in a ball of web waiting to be discovered. It must have shoved a bunch of the substrate along with its moult to the front as another means of closing it off. Stupid me.
  2. Tia B

    Tia B Arachnopigeon Arachnosupporter

    My C. fimbriatus sling molted today! It's her first molt in my care!
  3. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    New year, new tarantula!

    During New Year's Day, Flash (female Grammostola pulchra) molted and discarded her exuviae in her water dish.
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    Now if only Skyler (female Avicularia avicularia) would follow this example. She has been fasting since March 2017. :troll:
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  4. PidderPeets

    PidderPeets Arachnodemon Arachnosupporter

    My C. versicolor FINALLY molted after what seemed like forever, and is currently obliterating the molt so I have no chance of sexing it. I'm guessing it's a little over 2" now, it's put on quite a bit of bulk, and it's abdomen is starting to get even pinker than it got last molt.

    My 3rd Hapalopus sp. Small finally caught up to it's sac mates and molted. Still well under 1/2" though
  5. sdsnybny

    sdsnybny Arachnogeek Arachnosupporter

    P. Cambridge adult female molted, perfect timing her date matured a week ago.
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  6. Tia B

    Tia B Arachnopigeon Arachnosupporter

    Well, I spoke too soon. She died. Got through the molt seemingly fine, then died tonight.

    I'm really depressed, she was one of my favorite slings. I loved watching her make intricate tunnel-webs.
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  7. CJW

    CJW Arachnopeon

    My 6" female P Cambridgei finally moulted after 4 months of refusing food and being extremely reclusive!
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  8. z32upgrader

    z32upgrader Arachnoknight

    Moore, OK
    Viridasius fasciatus sling molted today!
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  9. Venom1080

    Venom1080 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    AF Avicularia aurantiaca.
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  10. KezyGLA

    KezyGLA Arachnoking Active Member

    0.1 Pamphobeteus antinous Big Black

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  11. dangerforceidle

    dangerforceidle Arachnobaron Active Member

    Did she gain much size in that moult, from what you can tell?
  12. athlete96

    athlete96 Arachnosquire

    1" T. gigas and 3/4" N. tripepii a few days ago. I actually caught both of them in mid moult and got to see them finish. Very cool.
  13. dangerforceidle

    dangerforceidle Arachnobaron Active Member

    My P. metallica sling moulted, but I'm not sure when. I was surprised since the previous moult was December 13. I noticed its abdomen had shrunk, but the leg span didn't seem significantly changed recently and I couldn't see any sign of a discarded exuvia. Well, I found the stash, confirming a moult. I think it was late December, meaning around 2 weeks between moults. o_O
  14. Michael bradley

    Michael bradley Arachnopeon Active Member

    My little curly hair molted today!! She camera shy at minute so cant get descent pic.. she looks beautiful
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  15. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachnoreaper Arachnosupporter

    In the last few days:

    P. antinous (Peru) female
    C. versicolor female
    O. aureotibialis sling

    **Edit** Juvenile female B. emilia just flipped.
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2018
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  16. Mirandarachnid

    Mirandarachnid Arachnoknight

    My baby tiny B. vagans about doubled in size last night :D
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  17. nicodimus22

    nicodimus22 Arachnomancer Arachnosupporter

    B. albo #2 molted, and it's a girl! I named her Kaylee:

    B. albo #3 also molted last night, but it's still a little small for me to sex:
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  18. Coconana

    Coconana Arachnosquire Arachnosupporter

    S. cealceatum, and it's male :rage:
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  19. dangerforceidle

    dangerforceidle Arachnobaron Active Member

    Also, my Homoeomma sp. Flame/Fire moulted yesterday. I received it on Sept 7th, and it first moulted in my care on November 3. Then December 4. Now Jan 3. It's a moulting machine after the initial bout of laziness.

    Still under 1" DLS though. :shifty:

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  20. Storm1028

    Storm1028 Arachnosquire

    P. irminia molted. Not sure when since I just saw the molt. Finger crossed its a female!
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