- Apr 18, 2012
What I'm seeing is what is generally referred to as a "mirror patch". It's especially visible on GBBs IME.
What???? The op is in Nebraska....that's basically ALL farmland...there's absolutely no way to avoid pesticides in an area like that.....pesticides, plus a windy open state equals pesticides blown all over the state and then some.Your problem is probably not pesticides though because it sounds like you live pretty far out? If that's the case it is a little safer but parasites are a real concern.
Looks mature.This is a photo of my GBB from a few months ago. you can see a similar looking patch on his abdomen. As stated above by Bryverine, its the mirror patch. The defensive hair that they kick are reflective and in some light look almost like a rash. But rest assured, there is nothing wrong with your T. If its starting to get sluggish it could be going into premolt or just being lazy like tarantulas usually are.
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Dubiaroaches.comBecause it's easier than driving a ridiculous amount of miles to the pet store. I don't exactly live right down the street from one. I wasn't aware that was a bad thing. I mean wild Ts eat wild crickets all the time...
Lol, had no idea, in that case I agree.What???? The op is in Nebraska....that's basically ALL farmland...there's absolutely no way to avoid pesticides in an area like that.....pesticides, plus a windy open state equals pesticides blown all over the state and then some.
Mealworms are a good option, they last many months in the fridge. Any feeder can also be purchased online, so you don't need a pet store in the area, or even a vehicle....just a computer with online access, and we can see you have that.