A. genic money shot.

Philth

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Today my male A. geniculata built a sperm web. I had it with the female over night about 5 days ago. Does this mean that she is more than likley pregnat? This is the first time i ever cuaght one of my males making this kind of web. Why do they tare them down when there finished?
 

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LaRiz

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Originally posted by Philth
That was some load. You can actualy see it dripping down!
A tarantula load? That's Philthy :)
Nice pics.
john
 

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Nice pics :)

Now that you know he's "armed", go ahead and put him back with the female.The more times they breed, the better your odds are :D
 

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Now that you know he's "armed", go ahead and put him back with the female.The more times they breed, the better your odds are
...But if she already bred wont she eat him if i try again?
 

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If he hadn't made a sperm web before you "bred" him last time I think it's unlikely it was successfully consumated. I'd go for it again.
 

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Originally posted by Philth
...But if she already bred wont she eat him if i try again?
It is possible, but unlikely. Ts will store the sperm from multiple matings and use them to fertilize eggs. That is why you can have an egg sac of multiple paternage.

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Philth

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Ts will store the sperm from multiple matings and use them to fertilize eggs. That is why you can have an egg sac of multiple paternage.
Thats so cool, thats what i told my last girlfriend.=D
 
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