Can I feed him now?

cheetah13mo

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If it's young, probably. If it's grown, it will probably need more time to recover. like another week or two. You can try but if the T does not eat right away, take the food out and try again in a couple of days.
 

Cirith Ungol

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You can test it by squirting some water next to the T. If it pounces it's ready.
 

MindUtopia

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What size is it? How long you'll want to wait depends on the developmental stage of your T (the bigger they are, the longer it takes to harden), but I feel like it's always better to err on the side of caution rather than to feed too soon. Generally, I wait about a week or so for T's about 2" or less and maybe 2 weeks for larger ones, but that's just a generalization.
 

beetleman

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i always wait at least 2 weeks before feeding.:) adults,as for spiderlings about 1 week.
 

phil jones

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i try about 10 / 14 days after if it do not eat then try say 4/ 5 days again if its hungry then it soon eat --- phil
 

mikeymo

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another clue is to look to see if the fangs are black.

Right after a molt a T's fangs are red. Once you can descern that they are black, wait a couple more days (just to be sure) and offer a cricket.

From my expereince a T is VERY hungry after
1) not eating leading up to a molt
2) going through the molting process itself
and 3) waiting a week or two after the molt before it can feed

If the T doesn't pounce on the food right away, take it out and try again the next day :)
 
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