A. eutylenum abdomen too large?

NoStoneUnturned Herps

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So a few months ago I got this Aphonopelma eutylenum sling and have been feeding it a small cricket or mealworm once a week. Recently I have noticed that its abdomen has gotten very large. (pics below) what exactly should I do? Should I not feed it for a few weeks or should I just feed a little less frequently. Note: The sling is around an inch and last ate on tuesday. Thank you!
 

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Arachnobaron
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Many Aphonopelma species are gluttons. I have a couple that I had to stop feeding until they lost weight.
 

pocock1899

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Many Aphonopelma seem to have large abdomens through much of their youth. It usually seems to disappear as they reach maturity.
 

Grimmdreadly

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So a few months ago I got this Aphonopelma eutylenum sling and have been feeding it a small cricket or mealworm once a week. Recently I have noticed that its abdomen has gotten very large. (pics below) what exactly should I do? Should I not feed it for a few weeks or should I just feed a little less frequently. Note: The sling is around an inch and last ate on tuesday. Thank you!
Yeah, it's time for someone to take a little feeding break. For about a month
 
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