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My gbb won't come out of its burrow.

I have this gbb for about 3 months now, and it won't come out of that dumbass skull i bought her. She looks like in premolt and she doesn't eat anymore, but it's been 3 months now. Shouldn't she have molted already?
 

Jess S

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They can stop eating for months like that. Winter time can slow them down too (winter torpor). The main thing is to make sure it has easy access to water. So full waterdish nearby and I'd even dribble a little on the webbing of the hide so there's half a teaspoon size puddle.
 
They can stop eating for months like that. Winter time can slow them down too (winter torpor). The main thing is to make sure it has easy access to water. So full waterdish nearby and I'd even dribble a little on the webbing of the hide so there's half a teaspoon size puddle.
Okay, thanks alot!
 

Alumentum

Member
Not sure if she's come out yet but, I'm laughing cuz I had the exact same situation going on. My female hid in her skull for 4 months and wouldn't eat XD. She was fasting and just taking her time to molt. She'll come out eventually and be stunning for sure ^.^
 
Not sure if she's come out yet but, I'm laughing cuz I had the exact same situation going on. My female hid in her skull for 4 months and wouldn't eat XD. She was fasting and just taking her time to molt. She'll come out eventually and be stunning for sure ^.^
She's still inside. Funny that you had the same problem! XD
 

m0lsx

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Premium Member
My juvenile GBB has been hidden away in webbing for month. Sometimes you get a glimpse of them. But thats it, an occasional slight glimpse through the webbing. It eats, but only when no one is around to see it.
 

octanejunkie

Active Member
3 Year Member
Our GBB went through a shy period too, hiding for months, but now it comes out regularly. It has build itself a blind of sorts, webbing from the floor up then kicked substrate all over the webbing to make walls that it hides behind. It comes out to bask (heat) and drink (I assume) and always drags it's prey back into it's coconut hide after snagging it.
Give it time and don't forget to update us!
 

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