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Another good post I want to add to my 'files'.
Originally Posted by Talkenlate04
Ok, where to begin............ This I guess will be my formal write up for breeding the species Brachypelma Smithi. Everything I write below is based off my experience. The methods used below are what I have found to work the best over the years, and I want to stress I am not saying other methods are wrong, this is just a write up of what I do. My success within this genus speaks for itself, so I don’t really want to be debating my methods.
Probably the best breeding report I have ever seen, and again, something to keep for my personal use in the future.
Originally Posted by Hobo
Breeding attempt successful.
Both male and female were subjected to seasonal changes. In addition to the natural temperature and daylight fluctuations, both individuals were subjected to a humid spring and early summer, and a more dry late summer, fall/winter season. After the male matured in early January, both enclosures were slowly
Again, for my own personal reference.
Originally Posted by pinoy_John
Feb 8, 2011
My Brothers' vinegaroon had recently molted into a mature male after being in the molting chamber
almost 5 months but date of said molt is still unknown. I had purchased an adult female vinegaroon back in september hoping
to breed it.
moment of truth
time was around 7:00 pm pacific
mating behavior at first was seen to be very aggressive for
This post made me LOL.
Originally Posted by Boyd Blizard
Yea that's what everyonenis saying but he was my first T. I purchased him in November of last year and he was about the size of a medium size cricket. I think that I just got lucky with him, and I KNOW that I fed him a LOT. ON THIS LAST MOULT HE WENT FROM ABOUT 7 to 9 inch legspan Oops sorry bout the caps. All who have seen him who know about T's say that he is a beast. Late.
Sorry bout the caps.
Again, for my personal reference:
Originally Posted by Stefan2209
i´m keeping my specimen in tall deli-cups (0,4L), peat-moss as substrate, some twigs to climb on, that´s it.
Humidity is around some 70%, temperatures around 25° C, however, they can easily tolerate temps in the 30° C, too, as i found out over the last weeks...
Really easy to care for so far. Just since yesterday first specimen started to molt to 3. instar...
Expecting to get some more