Molting Rosea-- Play by play

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My Rosea is molting today and I'm home all day, So here we go.

Yesterday she layed down her web molting bed.
This morning at 7 am she was on her side.

1st pic.

Ernie
 

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10:30 am
Still flexing her legs. Pretty much all at the same time.
 

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10:45am

Found a cricket in enclosure. Not to worry though, the watchful eye of MrT is on the job.;)

10:49am

She just popped her top.:)
 

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The slow process of extraction starts.
You can see her new, fresh carapace in this pic.
 

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Another,
The flash does't seem to bother her.
 

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Again,

This is kickin my butt.
Take the pic. review it, resize it, post it. Look at the T and its time to shoot again. But I'm having fun.:)
 

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11:25am
Femur's are clear. She seems to be resting.
I know I need to.;)
 

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She's sound asleep :D

Many more pics to come. I got some really good, Super closeups I think...

Ernie
 

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Originally posted by MrT
12:50pm
Flat on her back, showing some fang.
Thanks Ernie, that's one of the best molting sequences I've seen captured on film. To top it off the spider molted on it's side!

Steve
 

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An excellent sequence of perfect pictures! Thanks!
 

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Ummm......how about....WOW. Thas was..ahh....freakin AMAZING! I'm very glad that you had a lot of time on your hands@ Thanks, that is the most amazing thing i have ever seen...I think I need a nap from just looking at that.

Marcus
 
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