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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Bertie88, Aug 28, 2018.

  1. Bertie88

    Bertie88 New Member

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    Thanks to @Phil for recommending this as an alternative forum :) Having had a scan through the site, I’d like to introduce myself and say hey!

    Having kept reptiles for many years I finally branched out into the world of tarantulas and more recently, scorpions. Though I kept a secret curly hair as a young teen, my mum point blank refused to any pets other than my small collection of beardies.

    Since moving out I bought an Avic Avic, though sold to me as an Avic Metallica lol this 1 T was the beginning of what I never expected to be an amazing, colourful and thrilling journey.

    Receiving 5 balfouri’s from @Phil tomorrow as well as a P. Met and P. Victorii. Cannot wait to start observing my first ever communal enclosure!

    Do you keep communals?

    Thanks all :)

    Keeper of around 35 T’s, 8 scorpions, boa’s, BP’s, Panther Chameleon, cat and 2 kids
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  2. Phil

    Phil Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    we all had a little curly hair as teenagers pal....LOL. Glad to see you on the forum. great back story and I am sure you will enjoy it here. The forum members love to see pictures so please do share your spiders with us. (just saying :))
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  3. Enn49

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

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    Hi Bertie, welcome :).
    Not only do we like T pics but some of us love the legless ones too.
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  4. Phil

    Phil Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    you want pictures of drunks? That's a bit weird even for you :D:D:D
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    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    :D:D:D:D They not legless just idiots.
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    Phil Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    so true. ha ha
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    MassExodus Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Ouch.
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  8. Bertie88

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    Cheers guys!

    Here’s a few pics :)

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

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    A lovely bunch :)
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    Phil Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Bertie88 New Member

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    And here’s a couple of legless ones

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    Bertie88 New Member

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    Thank you :)
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    Arachnoclown Well-Known Member Premium Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I think she meant this....
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    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I love the Boa, I miss mine but I still have a Royal, a Blood Python and soon a Baron's Racer..


    Aww, poor mite :(
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    Phil Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    OMG....that is so sad.
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    MassExodus Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I know its messed up, but when I saw a carapace and abdomen just sitting there..I started laughing and could not stop. I'm going straight to hell. Poor Bob..
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    Tortoise Tom Well-Known Member

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    I want to guess the species and see how many I get.

    First one is B. vagans? My second guess was going to be G. iheringi. Can't tell for sure from your pic.
    Second one: P. subfusca? or a young tigrinawesseli? Really guessing on this one.
    Third is N. chromatus?
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    Phil Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    yes you are....LOL (let's be honest though, we probably all are)
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    Hiya Tom!

    First one, correct, B. Vagans. Second is a sub adult P. Miranda and the 3rd, bang on. N. Chromatus (with a locust in it’s mouth :)
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    Welcome to the Group Bertie.........................LC72UK:):T: