Species Y. diversipes

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Smaller than perhaps the picture suggests. 2.5-3 inches leg span.
That's good size. I know these are super colorful slings, so just trying to get an idea if & when those colors tone down a bit. This is at the top of my wish list, hoping to have one before the end of June!
 

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That's good size. I know these are super colorful slings, so just trying to get an idea if & when those colors tone down a bit. This is at the top of my wish list, hoping to have one before the end of June!
Mine is starting to change colours, and the lighting is lousy so the photo doesn't show it at best. The legs are still a lovely teal colour, but now getting reds and purples and browns coming out as well. Very reclusive - quite rare to catch it out like this.
 

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That's good size. I know these are super colorful slings, so just trying to get an idea if & when those colors tone down a bit. This is at the top of my wish list, hoping to have one before the end of June!
IMO only seladonia is as colorful, but as adults they aren’t nearly as colorful as you know from above.
 

CEC

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as adults they aren’t nearly as colorful
They are pretty colorful still as adults, tho. Like all tarantulas I've ever kept, their colors depends on age (instar #) & where they are in their molt cycle. Lighting plays a huge part in their vibrancy in pics as well... 🧐

Freshly molted AF under softer more natural lighting (diffused flash)...
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^Same momma, same photo session but under heavy flash (w/out diffuser)...
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viper69

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They are pretty colorful still as adults, tho. Like all tarantulas I've ever kept, their colors depends on age (instar #) & where they are in their molt cycle. Lighting plays a huge part in their vibrancy in pics as well... 🧐

Freshly molted AF under softer more natural lighting (diffused flash)...
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^Same momma, same photo session but under heavy flash (w/out diffuser)...
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I know that's a photoshopped irminia!

Nice images
 

waynerowley

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They are pretty colorful still as adults, tho. Like all tarantulas I've ever kept, their colors depends on age (instar #) & where they are in their molt cycle. Lighting plays a huge part in their vibrancy in pics as well... 🧐

Freshly molted AF under softer more natural lighting (diffused flash)...
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^Same momma, same photo session but under heavy flash (w/out diffuser)...
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Lovely!

Mine gave me her moult, so I’ve confirmed she is a she!

She‘s also started to show these colours, but she only comes out at night and I can’t get as good a shot.

Wayne
 
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