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    Thread: How fast do l.parabana grow?

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      How fast do l.parabana grow?

      I was wondering what the growth rate of LP's was. I know a lot depends on sex + feeding, But some are really slow growing like G.Rosea? Thanks Lanny

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      They are fast growers. I cant comment on rate, but others here can.

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      From what I have read they can go from tiny sling to 4-6" in the first year of life. I bought my 1" sling less than a year ago and its now pushing 5". Still cant get a non mangled molt to sex it.

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      I have raised a lot! Of these and some grow fast but I have had a few slow growers.
      Feed em all they want are they will get some size.

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      My experience is that males grow very fast, sometimes growing by 50% in size on a molt, while females not so fast. They are still fast growers, but not as fast as males. A male can mature within a year at a 7-9" boy!

      My girl is currently about 5 years old and 9". She reached 7" within a year and has taken about 4 more years to reach 9".

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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 have one girl that took a couple years to hit 6" but she is now my largest girl.

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      Mine was two inches when I got her in March of 2015. This pic was her this past week. Glove's for itchies, not bites-- the hairs from this girl drive me crazy. The measurement between the points on my hand between where the upper rear leg is and the diagonal front leg, in the lower left of the pic, is 6.5". She's probably 7-7.5" stretched out.
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      Quote Originally Posted by ophidia View Post
      Mine was two inches when I got her in March of 2015. This pic was her this past week. Glove's for itchies, not bites-- the hairs from this girl drive me crazy. The measurement between the points on my hand between where the upper rear leg is and the diagonal front leg, in the lower left of the pic, is 6.5". She's probably 7-7.5" stretched out.


      Nice!

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      Females grow very quickly to about 4-5" then slow down considerably. I had a 1.5" male grow to 9" in one year! Biggest LP male I have ever laid eyes on ...gave him to a friend who bred him.
      T. stirmi 0.3.18, T. apophysis 6.5" 0.1.0
      N. chromatus 0.1.0, N. coloratovillosus 0.2.0
      G. pulchripes 0.1.0, A. geniculata 0.2.0
      P. regalis 0.2.0, Chilobrachy sai yok 0.1.0, Gorgyrella sp. black Africa 0.1.0
      L. parahybana 0.1.0, L. striatipes 0.2.0, L. klugi 0.1.0, Pamphobeteus sp. Santo Domingo 0.1.0
      Acanthogonatus pi ss ii 0.2.0, Acanthogonatus francki 0.2.0, 1-Linothele fallax 0.1.0, A. vilches 0.1.0, Diplura sp. Sanguinea 1/2"

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