Ok I was worried I'd read if you disturbed them they would or could die. I did put water in a very small cap and put enclosure in a closet lights off I don't know what to do. Just really scared me. Whole reason I made the order was for this one. As soon as it rolled out I was like crap. Thanks. I'm hoping it pulls on throughIt happens. Whats important is whats done is done. Just leave it in peace to finish its work.
In general, you don't want to mess with a molting tarantula, but if she was tightly packed, it's probably good that you unpacked her, as she might not have had enough space to molt. Hopefully she had not been molting for so long in the shipping container that the new exoskeleton had already begun to harden.My g pulchra when I unrolled paper towel I thought it was mangled but was mid molt. I've read to never touch them when molding so now I'm freaking out.
Ok thanks I have just waiting to hear back. I've got fingers crossed and hoping. Do they move alot or to the point we can really tell. O thought I had seen movement a time or 2 but may have been hopeful imagination or me moving. I've got it on a shelf in the closet been checking on it off on. WorriedContact the seller immediately, and let him/her know what is happening. Include that photo. Just in case the T doesn't make it, you should be able to ask for a replacement. This is in no way your fault.
Moving is good.So he is moving a little this morning but he's stuck. Back 2 legs on left side still completely in and 1 front and both back legs on right side. I did get some off old exp off and out of the way this morning. I let him go all night on his own hoping. But I don't know
Missing looks like half of one of front legs. Pedipalps and fangs appear to be out pedipalps are misshappened. Any leg that's out is misshappened some how. Both back legs on both sides are sprawled backwards in old exo still. Body and abdomen is arched.Moving is good.
And only some legs are stuck?
Body is free, including chelicerae, pedipalps and fangs?
If it's only a few stuck legs (which he can discard) survival sounds more hopeful.
(fingers crossed for the poor thing -- what an ordeal)
I'm hopeful if your T can eat and drink he can moult again to repair damage -- he just has to survive long enough to accomplish this.Missing looks like half of one of front legs. Pedipalps and fangs appear to be out pedipalps are misshappened. Any leg that's out is misshappened some how. Both back legs on both sides are sprawled backwards in old exo still. Body and abdomen is arched.
What's the best way to get it to drink. Or is it bad to try during this process. I know it's been close to a day. I'm not sure how long its been trying in package.I'm hopeful if your T can eat and drink he can moult again to repair damage -- he just has to survive long enough to accomplish this.