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Avicularia sp Peru purple

Konstantin

Well-Known Member
Hi all
Here is my jounal of my Avicularia sp Peru purple.Its my first arboreal and my tiniest T atm.Its with me since 08.04.2020 .I keep it with slightly moist substrate and drop some water on the web every other day to have a drink.Its being fed every 4 days and is a good hunter.
Here is a pic with it munching on a cricket in its lil enclosure.
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I wanted to rehouse it in sth bigger but seems bigger vials are hard to obtain atm.Tried chemist and my vets with no luck.
Anyway i have a food jar that is not as clear but will have to do(hope not too oversized)
Here is a pic of the new house and the ventilation in place next to the current one.Lid has loads if holes drilled in it too.
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Will post update and more pics once I setup it.
Regards Konstantin
 

Konstantin

Well-Known Member
Hi all
The tyni one is settling well in the new house.Did some webbing and had few meals too.Unfortunately it sits right on top and keeps attaching the web to the lid.I only open to feed as rip the web apart and can add water to web and top up the water dish though the vent holes.It occasionally makes a spin on the rim of the tub but is been out on the outside only once luckily.
I have not seen it go down yet and think it waits for the crickets to go up to catch them and thats why put few drops of water up on the web or decor to have a drink every few days.Keep part the substrate a little moist as is only tyni sling and the enclosure is vented very well.Today I noticed that it had made like a web tunnel under one of the leaves and was sat in it.So cute.Its my first arboreal and the smallest of my slings so no idea how it moults or how to tell if is in premolt because is not as fat as my terestrial species. Do they eat right up the moult or ???I wander as if it makes the moult mat near the lid edge where it sits i will rip it apart if I open the enclosure to put feeder in.
I have some 32oz deli cups to make enclosure ala Tom Moran but it looks well small to go in yet and also keeps leaving the boluses up in the webbing so wont be very convinient to pick them out going from the bottom up.
Any advice greatly appreciated.
Regards Konstantin
 

Konstantin

Well-Known Member
Hi all
We had a successful moult today.
Glad it went ok.Will take few pics later when put some water on the web and pull the moult out.
Regards Konstantin
 
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