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Brachypelma vagans, help!

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Julianaaax, Dec 4, 2018.

  1. Julianaaax

    Julianaaax New Member

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    Should I be concerned about my Brachypelma vagans, been eating fine and recently started webbing but I noticed that he’s got these yellow spots and the back of his rump looks concerning. upload_2018-12-4_18-35-57.png

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  2. Eightleggedfreak

    Eightleggedfreak New Member

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    Do a Google image search for book lungs. I saw something on mine which scared the life out of me. I read about some worrying stuff until I realised they were called book lungs.
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    Tortoise Tom Well-Known Member

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    Totally normal. The setae on the abdomen will be renewed with the next molt.
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  4. wmolina13

    wmolina13 New Member

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    You have nothing to fear, your T is fine. Some of mine their rumps get a little rough looking but are nice & fluffy again after a molt. And the yellow spots are the book lungs. Look up tarantula anatomy, it is very helpful.
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  5. Eightleggedfreak

    Eightleggedfreak New Member

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    When I saw these I thought she'd picked up a parasite from the substrate or something. We learn something new every day though.

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  6. Arachnoclown

    Arachnoclown Well-Known Member Premium Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Having zero knowledge of tarantulas...you should at least have this around. It's a little out dated but the general info is great. The Tarantula Keeper's Guide https://g.co/kgs/YCLnvR
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    Eightleggedfreak New Member

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    I'll rake a look thanks.