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Damon variegatus life span ?


Old Timer
Feb 21, 2007
I've read 5-6 years.

As with other arachnids, probably influenced by temp and quantity and frequency of food. The ones I have don't seem to overeat, though. Not sure if I have variegatus or diadema, but they often leave prey untouched, and sometimes only eat the abdomen.
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Old Timer
Jan 15, 2006
We've had a female now for over 10 years who was full grown when she was imported, and they grow slowly.