Should I feed my T

keeper1

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I just saw my t molt for the first time its been days since it molted should I feed it I saw him/her have black fangs
 

KezyGLA

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If the fangs are black then, yes feed.

It will be exhausted and need a meal.
 

cold blood

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How big it it? Smaller ts recover faster.

What species? Faster growing species recover faster, especially when smaller.

How many days? Days can mean anything from 2 days to 100 days to infinity.
 

Devin B

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If you're looking for reference I waited 2 weeks when my 2.25 inch GBB last molted
 

The Grym Reaper

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If the fangs are black then go for it, if the T doesn't go for the prey item straight away then remove it and try again in a few days.

As for how long it takes for them to be ready to eat again, it varies.
I've had a 2cm E. cyanognathus sling eat within 24hrs of moulting (put a pre-killed mealworm outside its web tube/burrow, checked back the next day to find it sat next to an exuvia happily munching on the mealworm, I didn't even know it was in premoult as it had eaten just 3 days before), I've generally found that small slings are good to start eating again after 3-5 days, juvies around a week after and subadults/adults around a fortnight after although some may refuse food for longer.
 

Anoplogaster

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A week is my general rule of thumb for most of my Ts. A little longer than that doesn't hurt, either.
 

keeper1

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How big it it? Smaller ts recover faster.

What species? Faster growing species recover faster, especially when smaller.

How many days? Days can mean anything from 2 days to 100 days to infinity.
Its a small Grammostola Pulchripes about 2 inches its went well btw it was a couple days sorry for that
 
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