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Shipping T after molt

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by Victor Elizondo, Oct 24, 2017.

  1. Victor Elizondo

    Victor Elizondo Arachnopeon

    I'm getting a 4 inch curly hair tarantula she molted on wesday how long do I have to wait to get her?
  2. Swoop

    Swoop Arachnosquire

    I hear (read) people recommend wait a week after molting to feed so fangs can harden. Probably the same for shipping, I wouldn't want a T with any soft parts to get shaken up.
  3. Victor Elizondo

    Victor Elizondo Arachnopeon

    Thank maybe I will get good new this week
  4. Poec54

    Poec54 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    It'll be two weeks before it can eat again, and it should have a couple good meals before shipping. No point in rushing it and having a DOA.
  5. Poec54

    Poec54 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    Swoop, I like the pic you have of the guy with the sign.
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  6. I would wait 2 weeks so that way you know it's all hardened up and got a meal, but hey I've received a few slings who have molted during shipping and had no issue whatsoever.
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