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    Thread: Avicularia geroldi Fanclub!

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      Avicularia geroldi Fanclub!

      Come one (at this point, just me ), come all to the secret Avicularia geroldi fanclub.

      Secret because this little jewel is quite the gem among Avics.

      Post your pics here (if you have them!) and be the life of the party,....er, the envy of the neighborhood (of the forum anyway). Yeah, that's it.

      This gem is known as the Brazilian Blue and Green Pinktoe and, as far as I have been able to tell, it is like having a large, Avicularia metallica that is blue rather than frosted grey.

      I got this gem from Tarantula Canada two days ago, and am looking forward to it growing up to show its colors. Right now, it looks like a normal Avicularia sling.

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      So post, if you dare!

      Actually, I want to know more about these. Just how big do they get? I hear they get up to 7". I also read they are quite gentle (no surprise for an Avicularia, eh?)
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      Toss the male in, take him out of the water dish in bolus form the next day.

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      I am sad to report that no sooner had I started this fan club, than I have to leave it.

      My geroldi got stuck in its molt last night.

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      And unless others show up in Canada, it may be a long time before I have opportunity to get another.

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      Toss the male in, take him out of the water dish in bolus form the next day.

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      I am very saddened by this. my condolences.

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      Me too. Thanks guys.

      But this IS a fan club, so any new members out there?

      I wanna see pics and hear stories!

      Anyone?
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      Why am I just now seeing this fan club !?!? Manly man , I'm sorry about your loss. The molting picture is a sad one

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      Quote Originally Posted by Bamboo View Post
      Why am I just now seeing this fan club !?!? Manly man , I'm sorry about your loss. The molting picture is a sad one
      Thanks Bamboo.

      It was sad. At the moment, I am waiting to cash in the store credit I have with Tarantula Canada for the loss since it happened just a couple days after receiving the T (they had a 1 week LAG). I am waiting, but doubting I will see geroldis in stock anytime soon.
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      I'm back in!

      I got my replacement at an expo yesterday from Tarantula Canada! YEAH!!! Pics coming soon.

      This little one is actually maybe two molts larger than the previous one (now at 1 3/8"), and also looks a bit darker, like in premolt. It hasn't touched the two pinheads I put in there, and the chelicerae do look like they are about to pop off the face.

      Here's hoping!

      And I think I want to name this little one "Leap" because in two minutes of handling, it has jumped 7 times!

      Will someone please edit this post and put in some returns between thoughts?! Seems I am having issues, and my return key is not working in these reply windows! (works fine in other applications, and even in chat!) Thanks.
      Last edited by ManlyMan7; 09-02-2016 at 12:32 PM. Reason: Looks fine to me. ;)

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      Pics of Leap...

      I rehoused Leap this evening, and it has now consumed the two crix in its cage. Here are a few shots.

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