Feeding My G.Aureostriata Sling

bluerich74

Arachnobaron
Old Timer
Joined
May 1, 2003
Messages
591
Yesterday I got a G. aureostriata sling as a freebie for buying another T.He is so tiny.Ive never seen crickets small enough to feed him.Ive tried injuring the smallest cricket I found and seeing if he could eat that.Does anyone have an idea of what or how I can feed him?Ive had other slings before and had no problem.Its just that this guy is so small..Thank you..Rich
 

pategirl

Arachnoangel
Old Timer
Joined
Dec 11, 2002
Messages
788
I know it sounds kinda gross, but you can try using cricket pieces. Most of the spiderlings I've kept take parts as readily as they do the whole thing.
 

Gillian

Arachnoblessed
Old Timer
Joined
Aug 13, 2002
Messages
1,123
Also, try tiny, sliced bits of beefheart. You can get it fairly cheaply at Petsmart. They're packaged like tiny ice cubes.
Peace,
Gillian
 

Code Monkey

Arachnoemperor
Old Timer
Joined
Jul 22, 2002
Messages
3,786
Cricket pieces, mealworm pieces, roach pieces, etc., a little creative dismemberment does wonders for feeding the wee ones without breaking the bank for pinheads.
 

bluerich74

Arachnobaron
Old Timer
Joined
May 1, 2003
Messages
591
feeding my sling

thanks everyone.i guess thats basically what im doin feeding it the little injured cricket
 

bluerich74

Arachnobaron
Old Timer
Joined
May 1, 2003
Messages
591
g.aureostriata sling

Well,I checked in on the little critter today and there was a small hole in the substrate and sure enough the injured cricket was gone.I was just wondering how long this meal would hold him since the cricket was as big if not bigger then the sling itself.I guess everything will be ok now..Thanks...Rich
 
Top