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Poecilotheria Ornata

Discussion in 'Poecilotheria' started by Poecilotheriafan24, Sep 28, 2018.

  1. Poecilotheriafan24

    Poecilotheriafan24 New Member

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    This is my Ornata female.

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  2. Arachnoclown

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

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    Nice...welcome to the group.
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    Tortoise Tom Well-Known Member

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    Hello and welcome.

    I've only recently acquired two young P. ornata and I'm enjoying them immensely, but I have much to learn about them. Yours is a very attractive spider.
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  4. Enn49

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

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    Hello and welcome. :) Lovely T, I have a young one that is an utter nutcase.
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    Poecilotheriafan24 New Member

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    Thank you! Glad to be aboard!
  6. Poecilotheriafan24

    Poecilotheriafan24 New Member

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    Thank you!Most of the Ornata are, mine is skidish, but hasn’t shown a threat posture. Most of them I have seen have been aggressive. This is the first one I’ve seen that isn’t.
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    Poecilotheriafan24 New Member

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    Thank you! The pokies are my favorite of all the T’s. Love the color contrasts and beautiful
    Patterns. I have 4 now, but have owned all the species at one time or another. Trying to get a Subfusca to add. I have a Regalis, Rufilata, Metallica, and Ornata.
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    Tortoise Tom Well-Known Member

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    I have two ornata and two rufilata. All are skittish and none have shown any sort of threat or aggressive posture. When I touch their enclosures for feeding and maintenance, they all quickly teleport back into their hides. They all tend to be out in the open on a regular basis and I see them daily, but not once I start messin' with their enclosures. I've even seen a few lighting fast prey snatch and grabs. I'll bet those little roaches got a bad case of whiplash just before they died.

    Tigrinawesseli is the next one I'm after.
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    Poecilotheriafan24 New Member

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    Lol! Mine stay hid most of the time except my metallica. She stays out. She is believe it or not aggressive. Only Metallica I’ve ever owned that has been. Only time I see the others out is when they are hungry. I usually feed them, then back to the hide the go. I have actually seen a thread on a pair of hunamavillasumica and tiginiwesseli on here for sale. Not sure how far they are away from you but they are on the site.
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    MassExodus Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Somebody caught poeci fever:D
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    Arachnoclown Well-Known Member Premium Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I did... I've got 18:p
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    Ya got me... I’m at 15 total between regalis, subfusca, ornata, smithi, metallica, formosa and so far my favorite, rufilata.

    The rufilata is a subadult female and the ornatas are just sling so I’ll try to give them a chance at favorite.
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    I absolutely do!
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