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This is beyond description

Discussion in 'Off Topic Chit Chat' started by Whitelightning777, Aug 27, 2018.

  1. Whitelightning777

    Whitelightning777 Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Why both spiders were put on the table without a barrier is beyond me. What if one tried to eat the other with her right there?
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    Then it really would be lunch..lol
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    Arachnoclown Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Just because two spiders are next to each other doesnt mean they are instantly cannibalistic. Many different factors come into play. Food, and territory are two major reasons. Both look well fed and both aren't protecting their burrow or space. Have you ever watched fear factory or movies with hundreds of tarantulas? They all don't start eating each other as soon as they see each other. What alot of people in the hobby don't understand is...take the spider out of its home and it's pretty calm (not all Ts but the majority of the new world). My P. Ornata is really defensive in her enclosure...when I take her out shes a big baby.
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    Whitelightning777 Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I guess, but it's always possible. Of course, it's also possible they gassed or chilled the spider first as well.
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    Nobody does that....:D