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I always try to break them up after doin their business. It's easier breaking them up when the male runs after the insertion as guided by instict. But sometimes the females are just to fast and unpredictable that it seems like it's giving in but rather welcoming a meal. It's just brutal nature.
Just wanted to share some of my T activities. It's been quite a while since I made a post..
My P. cancerides recently molted. She is showing some purplish blue coloration and now at 9 inches.
My N. tripepii molted a few days ago. Big girl also at 9 inches.
My 10 inch L. parahybana...
I have a giant blonde. I had her from 1.5 cm and now at 9 inches. Sorry about your loss. Raising slings is an art everyone has yet to master. I guess losing slings are part of the hobby as well. A month ago I had a new batch of slings:
smithi - 37 slings
albiceps - 5 slings
vagans - 3 slings...