Sperm web or....

Snowball

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Bunch of the ground is layered in silk and covered in substrate, you can barely see the silk but if you tough it it all moves...what's that all about?
 

Talkenlate04

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Most of the time a sperm web is destroyed after it has served its purpose, but you should see remains similar to this in varying amounts. What species are we talking about?


 

Snowball

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Same spider as the "Possable infestation" forum >.> haha I ask alot of questions, it's a G.Rosea...I think it's a girl but..after seeing that I wasn't sure..no it's not nearly that much webbing, and it's in almost a straight path right across the tank and covering a flat rock. reminds me of a runway to the hide haha.
 

Talkenlate04

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Oh well a female will lay down webbing when she wants to to. There is a big difference between a mature male and a female. You should go cruise some of the picture threads to see what I am talking about. The male when mature will have hooks that are pretty darn hard to miss.
 

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That's why I thought he is a she..."It's" a fair size...(I dunno how big they get before maturity, I know size doesn't determine it but...you know how it is)I'd say its a little over 3" no hooks..no gloves...no drumming..i dunno. I also heard rosies are not a big fan of webbing so..
 

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That's why I thought he is a she..."It's" a fair size...(I dunno how big they get before maturity, I know size doesn't determine it but...you know how it is)I'd say its a little over 3" no hooks..no gloves...no drumming..i dunno. I also heard rosies are not a big fan of webbing so..

It may be a moulting mat... it did leave 2 crickets in it's hide. Food refusal is a good sign of an upcoming moult... just a thought
 

Mina

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Yes, it might be a moulting mat. Most of my T's will dig a slight depression, then web over it and moult on top of it. When did your T last moult?
 
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