anyone have some advice about theraphosa sp. burgundy??

justingordon

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Shes about 8 inches and abdomen has been dark for 11 days.. do they usually take this long in premolt at this size?
 

Fran

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Theyk can take a good week or 2 from that point on. ;)
 

justingordon

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The anticipation is killing me dude!!Her abdomen is literally shining with black lol.. I went to touch her back leg with tongs to see if she was sluggish and she almost nailed me! Im goin to leave her in a dark and quiet place now that i know shes not dead lol
 

Fran

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Make sure you fi the water bowl and drip some water on the enclosure ;)
 

justingordon

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yeah i got it so humid in theres water drops on her legs and abdomen lol.. is it better to have in 80's or 70's degrees right now??
 

Fran

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yeah i got it so humid in theres water drops on her legs and abdomen lol.. is it better to have in 80's or 70's degrees right now??
Mid to low 80's is the most appropiate for them.
 

Jacobchinarian

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Mine just molted also. It took a few weeks. Right before he molted he kept raising his back legs and leaning to one side.
 
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