Molting frequency of slow growing species juveniles

AntlerAlchemist

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I have a WC A. Chalcodes, around 2.5". I acquired her in March this year. When I found her burrow there was an exuviae outside of the burrow, which leads me to believe she molted shortly before I caught her. I realize it is different for every tarantula. I'm just curious how often a 2.5" tarantula may molt.
 

Venom1080

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highly depends on feeding frequency, temps, individual spider etc.
 

AntlerAlchemist

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Yeah I figured it may be a tough question to answer. We keep our ac set at 85 so it isn't usually cooler than that. At night the temps may drop to 75 or less. So pretty warm I suppose. She eats regularly, She would eat as much as I could put in there. But I am trying not to feed her too much. Maybe once a week? She got plump pretty quick, as she was super thin when I got her since she went all winter and then molted.
 

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