- Mar 1, 2014
I have a couple of young, CB vinegaroons (Mastigoproctus giganteus) that I have had since October. They were very active and good eaters until sometime in December, when they hunkered down into the deep substrate to hibernate, as they are supposed to. Now, one is starting to be active, although I am not sure whether it has molted or not. I have fed it a couple of times, and I think it is eating, as it looked quite a bit more rotund after I added a cricket, The other has a burrow up against the side of the enclosure, so it is clearly visible. It is really quite swollen, as if it is preparing to molt, but it has been like that for weeks. I put its enclosure in a box and surrounded the burrow area with paper to help keep it dark. Should I be concerned, or just wait and let nature take its course?