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andy hood
30-08-08, 06:22 PM
w/c female purchased on 3rd july, egg sac laid today 30/8/08 http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa287/caffloss/tarantulas/101_0074.jpg

Colin D Wilson
30-08-08, 06:31 PM
Excellent Andy, here's hoping for it to go full term.

I'll be cheeky and put my name on a couple if i may.

andy hood
30-08-08, 07:00 PM
thanks colin i hope i have better luck with this sac, of course you can have some slings if all goes well ;)

andy hood
28-09-08, 08:22 PM
pulled the egg sac this evening 30 days after laying http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa287/caffloss/tarantulas/101E0586.jpg

Colin D Wilson
28-09-08, 10:51 PM
Thats a nice sight mate....Film pots at the ready then :)

DianeDFisher
29-09-08, 05:43 PM
Beautiful T, Andy! Congrats on the future little ones. Looks like she was a very good mommy and kept them nicely separated. I look forward to updates as these little bugs grow. :D Di

andy hood
29-09-08, 05:53 PM
thanks colin and diane, yes i am going to need a fair few film pots if they all make it!! there seems to be quite a few, there was also a lot of dead eggs to, she certainly was a good mum diane , i did actually have second thoughts about pulling the sac ,maybe next time ( i have a sub adult male) i will wait another couple of weeks before removing a sac from her :D

andy hood
10-10-08, 06:06 PM
started hatching into nymph 1's today :Dhttp://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa287/caffloss/tarantulas/101E0652.jpg

Phil Rea
10-10-08, 06:41 PM
Nice one Andy :)

DianeDFisher
10-10-08, 07:02 PM
Very cool. Good job. they look like very healthy little bugs. :p I have my first sac of Tapinauchenius violaceus 1st instars myself. I just found them Sunday, crawling all over mom. Isn't this hobby great? Di

Lee Ardern
12-10-08, 09:47 PM
i have a female with an eggsack here as well, she has had it for a while so look promising.

Phil Rea
12-10-08, 09:48 PM
Good luck with her Lee :)

mary walters
20-10-08, 07:48 PM
Good luck Lee and Andy

Lee Ardern
21-10-08, 05:46 PM
They are a very rare species as only a few collected for this first time this year. We got 10 big ones and 5 smalls so be good to have them established in captivity.

andy hood
16-11-08, 09:59 AM
some of the nymphs are darkening up now http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa287/caffloss/tarantulas/Picture113.jpg:p

DianeDFisher
16-11-08, 12:50 PM
What a beautiful sight, Andy! Job well done. :) Di

andy hood
17-11-08, 11:38 AM
it certainly is a beautifull sight diane thanks, they have all darkened up overnight , so it wont be long before they all moult into spiderlings :p;)

andy hood
18-11-08, 04:19 PM
6 nymphs moulted into spiderlings today http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa287/caffloss/tarantulas/Picture123.jpg:D:D

andy hood
18-11-08, 04:20 PM
http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa287/caffloss/tarantulas/Picture121.jpg

James Box
03-03-09, 08:00 PM
bit late with the congrats here, but nice one, Andy! the slings you gave me are still thriving, and i'm currently attempting to get my female to take notice of my male! and then he's off to you, hopefully!
brilliant species!!!