1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

First Moult in Three Years

My senior Avicularia avicularia M1 moulted today - three years almost to the day of the last one. She is more than 10 years old and I thought I was going to lose her this winter. She is the girl who started my love of arboreals and I'm glad she is going to stick around a while longer. ♥

First Moult in Three Years
Vanessa, Aug 5, 2019
    • Arachnophoric
      A beautiful old lady. A. avic M1 are stunning and it drives me nuts how often they get looked over or passed up.
      cold blood and Vanessa like this.
    • Ungoliant
      I love it when old spiders surprise you with a molt.
    • Vanessa
      For the last year she has been refusing food a lot. Not for extended periods, but she will accept food maybe one in three times that I offer it to her. That is something that I have found that my seniors do when they are not much longer for this world. I am really shocked at this moult and I hope she recovers well.
    • Ungoliant
      @VanessaS My first Avic fasted for 13 months as a senior, and I was sure I was going to lose her, but then she molted two more times before getting stuck in a third and final molt.
      Vanessa likes this.
    • T fan
      @VanessaS It is just sad to see someone you care to pass away, I hope she will live long and healthy
      Vanessa likes this.
    There are no comments to display.
  • Category:
    Uploaded By:
    Aug 5, 2019
    View Count:
    Comment Count:

    EXIF Data

    File Size:
    229.5 KB
    Mime Type:

    Note: EXIF data is stored on valid file types when a photo is uploaded. The photo may have been manipulated since upload (rotated, flipped, cropped etc).