size?

sarahsaz

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hey guys,i currently own 8 tarantulas, they all range from 2nd instar to adult, im just ponderng, how big in size do they need to be before i could chance sexing them from their epiandrous fusilae? can anyone help me out??
 

Jacobchinarian

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hey guys,i currently own 8 tarantulas, they all range from 2nd instar to adult, im just ponderng, how big in size do they need to be before i could chance sexing them from their epiandrous fusilae? can anyone help me out??
Depending on the species iv done it on a second instar. Just get them to climb on the wall and look through the glass.
 

Jacobchinarian

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Well for starters it's a p platyomma so it's pretty big. Also a LED light and a magnifying glass. Also I didn't say I could do it accurately.
 

sarahsaz

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im having trouble gettin a clear picture of them as they are in acrilic tubs at the minute, what exactly do i look for?
 
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