- Dec 26, 2006
Last night my 3" B. smithi had a pale skin-colored abdomen as usual, but this morning she was all-black. I had no idea they got dark that quickly before a molt. Is that normal, because I thought the darkening was more subtle. Anyways, I moved the tank into an empty guest room so that she could have as little disturbance as possible during the molt. I put her in her shelter and she's been in there all day, but she hasn't webbed it up yet; she's just sitting in here. How long between the dark abdomen and the molt?