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Premolt?

Discussion in 'General Tarantula Discussion' started by Lance leader, Jul 12, 2019 at 6:43 AM.

  1. Lance leader

    Lance leader New Member

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    My C. Versicolor has recently built a nest and started refusing food is it going into premolt?[​IMG]
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    Kaden Alexander Well-Known Member

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    Most likely, is it plump? If it isn’t fat it is probably fasting.
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    Lance leader New Member

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    It doesnt look like its skin is streching so maybe it is just fasting. I will just keep offering food every day and wait for it to start eating again. I should also add that I dont know when it molted last.
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    Possibly premolt. How big is she?
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    T-Baby Well-Known Member

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    Food refusal and hiding away are very typical signs of premoult. One of mine has been in premoult for about 5 weeks now.
    Don’t panic... it could just simply be that it isn’t hungry.
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    That's what mine does before molting. Keep the water dish full!! Just before mine molts, she takes a really big drink.
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