sex???

Faunya

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Any ideas guys/gals? Sorry, but he/she is too little to get a better shot with the camera I have.

 

Faunya

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another...




I'd appreciate any guesses here! This is my first try, but I am thinking male....there's a teeny tiny dark spot there....
 

MrT

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I would guess male from that picture.
Did you say what kind of T that is?
Is its hide made out of foam?

Ernie
 

Code Monkey

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Looks like a boy to me, very straight line across the abdomen with the book lungs and no sign of sclerotisation of the genital opening.
 

Faunya

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Thanks for the input, guys...I had guessed a boy, myself, but I have NO experience sexing tarantulas.


It's a 3 1/2" brazilian black.

The hide in the cage is made of plastic - it's actually the little decoration that came with the tank when I originally bought it for my betta.
 

Steve Nunn

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Originally posted by Code Monkey
Looks like a boy to me, very straight line across the abdomen with the book lungs and no sign of sclerotisation of the genital opening.
Good points. Just to add to that, there looks to be epiandrous fusillae visible too (dark patch to the anterior of the genital opening), another sign that it's a male.

Steve
 

Immortal_sin

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I would have guessed male as well, I'm starting to trust my instincts and training (finally!) when trying to sex my smaller ones.
Every one of them that I've thought 'I BET that's a male', has been, so surprisingly enough, I just might know what to look for now!
 

Faunya

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Well, at least brazilian blacks are slow growers, so I have some time to find him a girlfriend! ;)

-Faunya
 
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