Can they molt upright?

Crowbi

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Bit concerned about my (suspected) AF A. Avicularia. She's been in premolt since I got her in November, pretty much. I went to check on her and she's sat on a mat she's webbed almost at the top of her enclosure, but she's pretty unresponsive. She'll move a bit but that's it, she also has one of her legs bent down under her a bit oddly. :/

She ate last week (I found a headless, dry cricket husk at the bottom of her cage) and nothing really has changed husbandry-wise.
 

Crowbi

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Okay, good, I'll leave her be then. She's WC so I was worried she was dying or something... but she did eat last week!
 

KezyGLA

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The leg bending could just be she forgot to adjust herself after grooming. Post up a pic so can have a look
 

KezyGLA

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Looks like just chilling on its hammok. Is the abdomen plump?
 

Crowbi

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I believe so! While she molted perfectly with no stuck limbs or anything, the molt is bent in a way that's consistent with her having done it while just standing there rather than flipped over.
 
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