BoyFromLA's Tarantulas Diary

BoyFromLA

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07/17/2019

Within a couple of days, five tarantulas molted including three
Cyriocosmus elegans, then one of eqch Chilobrachys fimbriatus, and
Hysterocrates laticeps.

Below are the Chilobrachys fimbriatus, and Hysterocrates laticeps.

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07/20/2019

Honestly, to me, rehousing a tarantula is much more exciting than feeding a tarantula somehow. How a tarantula will venture through and explore here and here, and hunt down it’s prey in a new enclosure just makes me smile.

Thus, here comes a new enclosure for
Pamphobeteus ultramarinus. This will be pretty much semi final enclosure for it.

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07/23/2019

Just right before I go to sleep, I caught two of my tarantulas molting, and I felt so lucky.

One was Acanthoscurria geniculata, and the other one was Orphnaecus philippinus. In the morning, I found both of them successfully molted.

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07/24/2019

From time to time, Chilobrachys Sp. Electric Blue is out and about, but I could not really take a decent shot or two of it. Yesterday though, it was pretty relaxing and so chill, and didn’t mind me taking shots at all. However, after taking a second shot, it went right back into it’s burrow.

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07/27/2019

Ephebopus murinus is not in pre molt, but it will be soon. Thus I wanted it to molt in much more spacious environment, and so it was rehoused.

• Previous

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• Current

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Some awesome species you've got even just on this last page, the fimbriatus and ultramarinus are two that I'm a fan of and still yet to get.
 

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Some awesome species you've got even just on this last page, the fimbriatus and ultramarinus are two that I'm a fan of and still yet to get.
I like Chilobrachys fimbriatus a lot. A tarantula that eats well, webs well, what can I ask for more? :angelic:
 

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07/29/2019

Post molt feeding for my Chilobrachys fimbriatus. I am just happy that I now get to feed it yet again until next molt cycle. Yay!

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07/30/2019 - 1

To accommodate fast growing Acanthoscurria geniculata sling, I wend ahead and did a bit early rehouse for it. It looks like that’s too spacious for a small sling, but just wait for it.

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• Current enclosure

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07/30/2019 - 2

Surprise, surprise. I got home and found two of my tarantulas molted, and both Grammostola pulchripes, and Avicularia purpurea molted well.

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08/04/2019

Oh no, my Caribena versicolor was stuck while molting, and I did found a bit late, hopefully not too late. I eventually removed all the stuck parts, which were two pedipalps, and one leg, but it doesn’t look so good at all. It seems just too weak to make it.

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I’ve decided to continue this post, and to start, a couple of Caribena versicolor feeding shots I just took.

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12/05/2020

• Took quite a lovely shot of Encyocratella olivacea eating superworm.

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• Pamphobeteus sp. paisa molted almost a year since the last molt. It is always happy to get to feed another tarantula after a long pre molt. I will get to feed this beauty after three weeks from now on.

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12/06/2020

Two rehoused today. One is for Aphonopelma joshua, and the other is for Pterinochilus murinus.

• Aphonopelma joshua

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• Pterinochilus murinus

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I'd hate taking up space on such a good thread, but was the most recent versicolor the same one you saved from the bad molt? Either way, great pics, thanks for sharing!
 

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I'd hate taking up space on such a good thread, but was the most recent versicolor the same one you saved from the bad molt? Either way, great pics, thanks for sharing!
Unfortunately, they are not the same one. I had two, now just one. I couldn’t save the one you’re talking about. It passed away very next day.
 

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12/30/2020

Bonnetina minax is molting at the moment. It is still going to be very small for the time being though.

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