HELP! Brachypelma Albiceps

Matt Man

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don't stress, looks healthy, remove the sphag and set up a hide
 

sloth

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My Brachypelma does not want to eat, it only ate 1 roach after its molt. Its been 2-3 months and it only ate once.
Brachypelma albiceps are known to go on hunger strikes even as slings, so this is not surprising. Just be patient, and it will eat eventually just make sure to provide it with water so it doesn't dehydrate.
 

Conor10

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I would not be too concerned about this, just set it up so the t can hide somewhere and it should be ok. I have seen Brachypelma albiceps go over a year without eating
 

The Grym Reaper

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Normal, this is by far the slowest growing species of the genus and their appetites aren't great either.

Enclosure size is fine but ditch the moss and get a proper hide in there.
 
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