Avics storing their moults

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Anyone else have any stingy versacolors or slings in general that hoard their moults and seem to never wanna get rid of them?
 

Venom1080

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i have a versicolor sling who has hoarded every one of her molts for the last 8 months. visitors look into her cage and ask why theres 5 spiders in there. :rolleyes:
 

viper69

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This is not endemic to Avics alone, we see this in all Ts pretty much.
 

CyclingSam

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I never ask them. I just take them. They probably hate me. They can file a complaint with HR (or TR) if they don't like it.
 

chanda

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My GBB just molted and she definitely did not want me to remove her molt! (She's already got a previous one stashed in her web tunnel which I'm letting her keep, but this one was right out in the open.) When I reached for it, she attacked the tongs - and broke off a couple of the legs from the molt. She then ran to the nearest corner and started kicking clouds of hairs. So much for that lovely freshly-molted rump - she's gonna have a bald patch before long!
 

Graves6661

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My C. marshalli is a hoarder. I know shes molted atleast once due to how much bigger she got since the last time I saw her outside her burrow. No molt as evidence but I recently lured her out of her burrow to show a friend and my first reaction was "That aint my little spider..." She was 3 inch DLS and now shes pushing 4 inches with some nice horn growth.

My GBB also would molt in his web tunnel and leave the molt there. If I didnt try to retrieve it quick enough he would destroy it to make room for himself in his tunnel.
 

AlbatrossWarrior

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Most of my T's will actually carry theirs out of their den and leave them out in the open, haha, the moults get in the way of their decorating :D
 

Moonohol

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Most of my T's will actually carry theirs out of their den and leave them out in the open, haha, the moults get in the way of their decorating :D
Yeah, unless they're a little packrat like my L. difficilis. She hoards molts and boluses like it's her job... Her approach to cleaning is just burying everything. Reminds me of when I was young and just threw stuff under my bed when I was finished with it. I wish you could teach tarantulas manners... :mad:
 

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Haha great posts :)
I have never really had a T hoard moults till this little versi sling haha
 
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My avic also stashes moults, but my GBB rips each leg off and scatters them around his hide entrance, like a warning sign :)
 

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Anyone else have any stingy versacolors or slings in general that hoard their moults and seem to never wanna get rid of them?
I have some baboons that never share their molts with me. :(

I know those I.mira have molted and I've only seen on molt since I have had them. The M.balfouri put them where I can see them but not reach them with wrecking a big chunk of webbing. It's not worth it to me for a molt when it's not overly important what they are at this stage.
 

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Yea i will go in an recover them if need be later, for now, they can keep themselves company i suppose lol
 
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