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Genic Molt

Discussion in 'General Tarantula Discussion' started by DalilahBlue, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. DalilahBlue

    DalilahBlue Moderator Staff Member

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    If you look closely in the pic the dead cricket I had dropped in before I realized she'd molted is actually on her molting mat!
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    grats db! how big is she now?
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    I'd say right around an inch. She was barely a quarter inch when I got her. She actually scared the crap out on me once because she got under the lip of the deli container! I can't believe how big she's gotten so fast!
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    yeah they grow pretty quickly when they're little.
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    I thought it was funny that when I picked up her container when I went to feeding everyone I thought I had picked up my B. vagans sling by mistake...I didn't recognize her as she had more than doubled in size.
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    yeah, I have a couple dozen, and they're "exploding" lately.
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  8. Christine.A

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    D'awwww she's adorable. :3 She certainly has grown quite a bit from that little thing in your avatar. ^^ Glad her molt went well.
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    she looks great. Must be genics moult day cos pirate just finished he flipped back upright two minutes ago and is just sitting on his skin.
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    Thanks guys.

    Yay for genic molts!!!
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    Pirate looks huge now. I'm blown away. I could probably train him to pull a wagon. I really love ginnies butt fluff well cute!
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    I know! I can't wait til my Ginny gets a bit more sizable. She's already got so much attitude. :)
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    Its great to watch them grow. My first baby was a genic and she grew massive in no time. She had a lovely nature and Pirate really reminds me of her (her name was Harley queen.) It sounds like Ginnie has that bold nature too. Bandit is great but a bit timid, he goes in one of his huts when I take his lid off. I think Kenny summed them up when he said "they swagger.'
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    My wee Ginny did it again! She's looking very nice. I hope to have the hubby take some pics later with his nice camera.

    My L. vio male molted too this week.. I haven't actually seen him yet, just the skin he tossed out of his "volcano" he has made in this enclosure. I actually haven't seen him since I put in him there. I guess he didn't get the memo that he is supposed to be arboreal.
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    Ahh Thats good news. I had 3 in the end last night, diamond Solomon and Saturn. All looking good, diamond is huge, that one could be male.
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    Wow, congrats on all the moults guys!! :)
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