sexing question

scjones22

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What do I look for to sex my 1" tarantulas when the molts are ruined.
 
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Windchaser

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What do I look for to sex my 1" tarantulas when the molts are ruined.
At that size you really need a good dissecting microscope to even have a chance of sexing a tarantula accurately. In some species the spermatheca are still not very developed and it can be difficult to see them. Also, if the exuvium is really in bad shape, there is not much you will be able to do.
 
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