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New MRK Sling Mom

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by SlingMom, Feb 26, 2019.

  1. SlingMom

    SlingMom New Member

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    Hi, Everyone!
    So glad I found this forum. I am a new sling mom, and am so nervous about it! Here hoping to learn a lot so my sling will grow up big and strong. I just got a Mexican Red Knee today. Not sure if I have a boy or girl. Any suggestions for a catchy name? IMG_1664.JPG
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    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member Premium Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Hello and welcome. :)
    Don't be afraid to ask any questions you may have, we like to help.
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    SlingMom New Member

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    Thank you so much! I appreciate that very much!
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    ilovebrachys Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum-congrats on your new sling:):T:
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    SlingMom New Member

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    Thank you so much!
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    PanzoN88 Well-Known Member 3 Year Member

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    Welcome to the forum.

    You'll find B. hamorii very easy to raise. At 2" you should be able to ascertain what sex your tarantula is. As for names, unless it's gender neutral, I would wait until it's large enough to determine sex.
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    RonC Well-Known Member

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    Hello and welcome to the group
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    LC72uk Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Welcome to the group :):T:
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    Inventory Full New Member

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    Red knee was my first as well! Congratulations on the new addition. I named mine Hex and it is now just about as big as yours after a successful molt
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    Whitelightning777 Well-Known Member Premium Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    They're wonderful & they get real colorful as they develop.
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    Inventory Full New Member

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    Mine darkened a little after it melted and lost a lot of the sling pinkness. I love watching them grow up, they feel like my little babies lol
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