G. rosea molt question

Widowman10

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my rosea is about to molt. i see the mirror patch and it has darkened within the last 2-3 months i'd say, maybe longer. she's pretty big, about 5.5 inches, and i was wondering how much longer she has to go. i ask this because i noticed when i looked underneath her (around the joints) that between the joints is very white, like the old exo is about to pop off at any time. is this a sign that's its about to come off VERY soon?
 

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joints are typically white at all times...at least on the T's I've owned.

At that size...it might be a few weeks to over a month...no way to tell. Don't worry too much, just let it be, no way to tell when it will molt until you come home from work/school/whatever one day and you have two T's when before you had one :D
 

Widowman10

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joints are typically white at all times...at least on the T's I've owned.

At that size...it might be a few weeks to over a month...no way to tell. Don't worry too much, just let it be, no way to tell when it will molt until you come home from work/school/whatever one day and you have two T's when before you had one :D
yeah, typically white, but it looks really milky white and thick, almost like you can see that thick exoskeleton... but it will probably only be another week or two (hopefully)!
 

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yeah, most likely aweek or alittle longer,if the patch is already darkend,if you see alittle clear liquid around the joints it could be anyday,but ya never know:)
 

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I think you're all way underestimating. That's a big rosea, and they're already notorious for being in premolt for months and months at a time.

It'll molt when it molts, dude. Chill. :cool:

(Also my rosea has white visible joints at all times, as does my GBB. Means nothing.)
 

Moltar

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Has she stopped accepting food? Mine stopped eating about a month before actually molting last week. If you see her weaving a thick molting mat in one corner of the enclosure or in the hide that means it's imminent.
 

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Prepare for a shiny new spider then coz it sounds like a moult. Congrats! :D
 
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