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I see a spot on my B smithi

Discussion in 'Brachypelma' started by tapkoote, May 3, 2018.

  1. tapkoote

    tapkoote Active Member

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    after I down loaded a feeding vid, I noticed a spot that wasn't there after the last molt. Anyone got any ideas. IMG_6675.jpg Screen Shot 2018-05-03 at 2.15.59 PM.jpg IMG_0400.JPG https://flic.kr/p/243uGoE
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    Mr. P Well-Known Member

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    Bald spot from hair kicking, no worries.
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    Whitelightning777 Well-Known Member Premium Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I agree. Maybe something spooked her.
  4. ReeceJones

    ReeceJones New Member

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    don't worry about it at the moment. My B. hamorii (ex smithi) has a bald spot. However i would check every now and then for anything else.

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    Vlad805 New Member

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    I noticed a very similar spot on mine just a few days ago. I just posted on here with pictures of mine as well. I am hoping it's premolt hair kicking as well and not anything sinister... Some breeder on Instagram spooked me and told me that it looks like some form of cancer and told me his smithi has the same thing and it's persistent after molt. Please keep me posted on whether yours goes away or not or if it grows.

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

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    It's urticating hair.
  7. tapkoote

    tapkoote Active Member

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    It disappeared with mew molt. He's fine now. IMG_0827.JPG
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  8. Enn49

    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member Premium Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Glad to hear it :)
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    Great to hear! Hope the spot on mine will disappear too!