P Irmina sling died from what ?

obie

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Was just checking in on my T's today when I found my phone irminia just kinda laying sideways. I thought it was about to molt but then I took a closer look. And it looked like it was dying so I thought I'd put it in a incubator to try and bring it back. Then I saw this white stuff on it and it was definitely dead. What do you guys think it is 20161210_203557.jpg
 

KezyGLA

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It has ruptured. It hs leaked hemolymph(white fluid) and died from its injuries :(
 

KezyGLA

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Maybe a fall or loose cork bark falling into it? If you can post up a photo of the enclosure we may be able to determine what happened. Arboreals usually dont suffer from falls as much as terrestrials
 

obie

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Yeah this sucks, this is second time I've lost a P irminia. The first one was pretty much stolen and now this.
 

KezyGLA

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It seems the enclosure is ok. Maybe it got leg stuck in lid? Or if the feeder has been in there for a while it may have caused injury. I'm stumped as the container you have it in looks fine.

I dont really know what may have caused it. Its a shame man sorry to hear this
 

obie

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Yeah man I asked my wife did she knock it over but of course that didn't happen. So maybe I'll just try and find a female and buy her instead of waiting on a sling to grow out and it turns out male. Thanks for the replies guys
 

Ghost56

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Could you get a pic with the T right side up? Maybe it had started to attempt a molt, but something went wrong? The way the legs are bent back, looks as if it was trying to molt.
 

Spidermolt

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how long have you had it? if you just bought her maybe it was from a previous unknown injury.
 

obie

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Could you get a pic with the T right side up? Maybe it had started to attempt a molt, but something went wrong? The way the legs are bent back, looks as if it was trying to molt.
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KezyGLA

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I think the legs only look like that as have lost pressure after death and begin to curl.

There is a lot of hemolymph around the pedicel. If the pedicel was damaged then death is certainly the outcome.
 
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