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    Thread: My Female G. pulchripes with her annual (ish) molt

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      My Female G. pulchripes with her annual (ish) molt

      Well, I wasn't expecting this. This post is for Manly. LOL This old lady only molts about once a year. But it's really cool when she does. Enjoy

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      Give her a kiss for me J!m. She is looking great!

      And to I can see that purple on her carapace quite well.

      Is she bigger now? Is she 10" yet?


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

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      And how old is she?

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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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      Quote Originally Posted by ManlyMan7 View Post
      Give her a kiss for me J!m. She is looking great!

      And to I can see that purple on her carapace quite well.

      Is she bigger now? Is she 10" yet?

      She's easily 10" in attitude. But her actual measurement is still around 8". And I'd say she's a somewhere over eleven years old.


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      Oh, and my biggest P. platyomma female molted the same night as the G. pulchripes but I didn't get pics yet. She's huge! Bigger than her sister and way, way bigger than the pulchripes. I'll try to post some pics tomorrow of her.
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      Okay, it's not tomorrow but I just had to go take some pics of her.

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      Just as a point of reference, ..... The measurement from corner to corner on the acrylic lid that her molt is sitting on is 11".
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      J!m, those are two absolutely gorgeous ladies!
      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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      Thanks, Ranch. I was expecting the P. platyomma to molt but I was totally surprised by the G. pulchripes. It's always fun when they surprise you isn't it?
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      Oh yes! I definitely luv a surprise molt ...it's like a surprise present!
      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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