How Many Crickets to feed to a 2" Irminia?

TheDon

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Just curious I was just wonderin how many crickets should a 2" Irminia have in a day or week total?

Just dont wanna fatten him up too much... I dont really like the giant butts I like them just normal... so please reply thnx

TheDon

P.s. the crickets are normal sized about 1"

P.S.S the reason I am wondering is because mine ate 3 today and her ass got a a bit bigger...
 
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TheDon

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ok so should I spread out the feeding or give it all in 1 day?
 

DiStUrBeD-OnE

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i give 1 every 2 days
their abdomen gets bigger... but not so big to where its gonna drag, and it isnt starving, so i think 3 a week seems to work well for my T's.


Ian
 

TheDon

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Ok so it wont hurt him if he eats this much? This is my first young tarantula... both of mine I bought when they were adult so im just curious
 

conipto

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I feed my 2 inch P. irminia an adult cricket a week. and She's pretty darn fat right now.

Bill
 

TheDon

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ok well maybe starting next week I will do the 1 every 2 days thing to be safe... im sure she'll just poop it right out... hopefully :?
 

Grael

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after a molt i usually feed my nova about 2 3 crickets a day, until she doesnt want anymore then i try one again in a week or so. then i came down say try her a cricket every 2 days
 
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