Roach Tackle! (part 2)

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This is A Different Pede, One that I got today, it deceided that the pinky wasnt enough and actucally went for this Big Hisser...It was definatly a long strugle, but in the end.....The roach lost ::Smirks::
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Spike

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Is that an optical illusion or is that a mouse foot sticking out of the side of your pede from inside ?:? Nice pics none the less
 
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SouthernStyle

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Is that an optical illusion or is that a mouse foot sticking out of the side of your pede from inside ?:? Nice pics none the less
oh No, That was from the pinky that it ate BEFORE the roach ::Smirks::
 

cacoseraph

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I'm pretty sure that qualifies as overfeeding.
it depends. like... if this was a weekly feeding schedule then no doubt it would probably be overfeeding...

but if this is a fresh import and started out skinny and scraggly then i would say that a huge first meal session is probably to the good.

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also, compared to other similar sized centipedes i had trouble keeping weight on subspinipes. it's possible they are much higher metabolism than other similar size cents and thus require more food
 

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She's a Fresh Import and Did come in very skinny aparently, now she's just large, That feeding was just to get her to bulk up a bit...Not overfeed, just Fattin' her up rather...Doing just fine though either way!
 

cacoseraph

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She's a Fresh Import and Did come in very skinny aparently, now she's just large, That feeding was just to get her to bulk up a bit...Not overfeed, just Fattin' her up rather...Doing just fine though either way!
i like to fatten up suspected fresh imports. so many are gravid it is worth it, to me, to give them a lot of building material to make the babies with :D
 

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Not much of a way to tell if they're preggo right away though is there?? I'd DEFINATLY like to know if she is...That might make it a bit more interesting ::smirks::
 

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With a Pede This Large, IS there a chance that she could Molt again?? Forgot to ask that earlier, but I've not kept this species before (Just other Pede's normally, and I've yet to see a S.Subspinies Molt in my care)....
 

cacoseraph

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centipedes are like girl tarantulas. they keep molting until they die... there is not a set number of molts like scorpions

she should molt in your care and centipedes can retain sperm between molts so she could make viables after she molts
 
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