Harpactira Pulchripes Lack of Water or DKS

MaryJaneKelly

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I got this T today but she walking very hardly. I give some water and she drinked.Also her abdomen so weak, i put there a dead worm, maybe she could bi eat. Whats her problem?
 

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Arachnobaron
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I'm not seeing any cause for concern here, at all? Except that she could do with a rehouse to a bigger enclosure, provided with a hide, and a water dish.
 

NMTs

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I'm not seeing any cause for concern here, at all? Except that she could do with a rehouse to a bigger enclosure, provided with a hide, and a water dish.
Looks like it's just getting a drink to me. This species does fine on dry substrate, but they need to have access to water at all times just like any other species.
 

Pmurinushmacla

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Dehydration and DKS aren't mutually exclusive,. Dehydration can lead to DKS , buts it is not always the cause of DKS. Hopefully that clears it up a little.
 
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