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Aphonopelma seemanni advice

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by Martin2491, Aug 16, 2019.

  1. Martin2491

    Martin2491 Arachnopeon

    Uk
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    So I have a female A.seemani approx 3", 2 weeks ago she molted and yet she's still not interested in food. Just sitting there in the corner of the enclosure. Worried that she may dehydrate herself? Is it just a case of being patient and waiting atleast another few days to feed her again?
     
  2. TownesVanZandt

    TownesVanZandt Arachnoprince

    If it won´t eat there is not much you can do about it. Just try again in a few days.
     
  3. Martin2491

    Martin2491 Arachnopeon

    Uk
    Okay, is this typical behaviour in the A. Seemanni species?
     
  4. AJPugh

    AJPugh Arachnopeon Classifieds User

    Make sure you have a water dish in the enclosure and hydration shouldn’t be a problem. What we do when one of ours isn’t taking food is try again every couple of days. Leave it in there for 24 hours, if it’s still untouched remove it and try to feed again a couple days later.
     
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  5. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachnoreaper Arachnosupporter

    Yes, they're pretty slow growers so they'll need more time to recover from moults than faster growing species, they can (and regularly do) go several months without food so there's no need to stress.
     
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