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Who's molted today???

Discussion in 'General Tarantula Discussion' started by Arachnoclown, Mar 8, 2018.

  1. Arachnoclown

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

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    I thought I'd start a new thread for people to share stories and pictures of their Tarantulas that have recently molted. I woke up to two this morning... 20180308_094536.jpg
    My 3" suspect male Poecilotheria regalis "Indian ornamental " with his new suit. His name is "Alice":cool: 20180308_070400.jpg My teeny tiny Iridopelma hirsutum "Amazon ribbed" sling...3rd instar I believe. He was the runt of the group...glad he finally molted. His name is "Thing 5":D
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    Arachnoclown Well-Known Member Premium Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    This morning my Pamphobeteus machala "purple starburst" molted. Not a good shot in the bottom of their burrow but I'll put up a new pic once it emerges. The red on the abdomen is intense!!! 20180310_063014.jpg
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    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    My Theraphosinae sp. Roatan, Pech, moulted yesterday

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  4. Arachnoclown

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

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    Another Irideopelma hirsutum molted today...Im on a roll lately.:rolleyes: 20180311_191157.jpg
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    My 4” female P rufilata is now almost 6” after her friday night molt! Its incredible to see that much growth all at once.

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

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    20180312_072725.jpg And another Iridopelma hirsutum this morning.... @sdsnybny it must be contagious. :D:D:D
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    Arachnoclown Well-Known Member Premium Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Its awesome how fast pokies get big...Im always excited every time they emerge.
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    Yes it is I have a bunch still and they are starting to molt to 3i. When they hit 5i you get a speed increase and that's when I put them into an upside down Amac style enclosure. They web the very top just like an avic and always seem to run up and out....first the 2x2x4 then the 4x4x7 3/4.
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    Arachnoclown Well-Known Member Premium Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Nice...Ive got a few of those box's that I'm not using. Thanks for the tip.
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    And another....one more to go!!! @sdsnybny . The Goliath pinktoe...she molted last week but she's in her web tube. 20180312_090120.jpg
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    You're having a run on moulting!
    Here's my Phlogius sp. 'pq113' Blue Legs after moulting on the 6th March I think and the moult. The pictures were taken tonight before eating for the first time since moulting pq113 num2 2.JPG pq113 num2 moult.JPG
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    sp.2 3 moult 1.JPG sp2 3 moult2.JPG sp2 6 moult 1.JPG sp2 6 moult2.JPG Two of my little Selenotypus 'sp.2' slings moulted some time in the last few days. One is not happy as I sprayed the sphagnum moss not realising it was under it, they were all in their burrows when last I checked on them.
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    My B. vagans moulted sometime early this morning, got a lil color on it aside from brown now. Do they normally get that peach coloration?
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    Juvi B.vagans molted today, As wel as my P. rufalata! P.rufalata fresh.jpg B. vagans fresh.jpg
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    I can't stop laughing at how angry she looks, thanks to the pattern around her eyes :D
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    My Heterothele gabonensis, Fang, moulted today but no chance of a photo, I've not seen more than a brief glimpse of it in the year I've had it.

    Well, I almost got to see Fang DSCF4671 (3).JPG

    And a pick of Pech, the Theraphosinae sp. Roatan, that moulted on Friday
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    My Omothymus violaceopes, Kallang, moulted today. Another one that doesn't like to show itself.
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    I've just found another moult today, my Psalmopoeus pulcher, Pacora

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    sdsnybny Well-Known Member

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    @Arachnoclown

    4 out 80 or so 2i I. hirsutum slings are now 3i.....and the Mom 0.1 Iridopelma hirsutum molted last night. She is almost 5" now
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    Another moult. This time my little Grammostola pulchripes, Guarani, and I got to watch. That water bowl is so precariously balanced that I haven't dared fill it so Guarani has another bowl on firmer ground.

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