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Kelly Battman
15-09-11, 09:25 AM
I've been keeping T's for 4 years now and my husband has been for over 20 and this was our first breeding attempt and a first sac for our Pulchripes "Eddie". She was my first T and through her (and here) i met my husband so she's a special lady.

Paired on 6th feb 2011

Dropped on 14th september 2011

Now we have a 40 day wait if all goes to plan but in my mind its been a success just to get this far.

Thanks for looking :D

Kelly Battman
16-10-11, 09:46 PM
Well sac was pulled today as eddie was starting to look very thin and lethargic, we had offered her a couple of crickets and she had nailed them and we were a bit paranoid that if she was that hungry she could eat the sac (it being her first aswell). We think its looking good but more experienced eyes would be welcome.

There is about 535 if them.

Min Nina
18-10-11, 05:46 PM
Ooh congratulations! They look beautiful! :D

Kelly Battman
18-10-11, 09:50 PM
Thank you i'm just really hoping they will start to develop as i was a little afraid they were a bit dry when i opened the sac but would love any input (i had done a lot of research as was planning on breeding last year but we had to postpone it, but it all seems to go out the window when your faced with it head on) there's a first time for everything and i have already learned ALOT from this experience.

Min Nina
19-10-11, 09:03 PM
Heh ..sorry but wishing you the best of luck is unfortunately all I can do as I possess no experiance what so ever with breeding. :P But I'm sure you'll manage somehow :) And there are lots of pph round to ask here so..

Keep ur spirit high and Good luck getting them cuties sprouting legs :D

Btw.. I'd love to follow the process so if it's not too much of a hassle you think you could post lil about your experiances and future developements? :)

Kelly Battman
19-10-11, 11:00 PM
Yeah any developments i will post as they happen, although i have been searching everywhere on the net again and i'm a little paranoid that they should be a bit further on but i will just have to wait and see. I'm feeling sorry for mum though as she gas only eaten 1 cricket and it appears she is stiil looking for her babies, if her abdomen wasn't so small i wish i could of left it with her.

Kelly Battman
23-10-11, 04:58 PM
Now i'm a happy lady, 7 of the little ones have sprouted legs today at day 40.

Very very happy now, So excited!!:)


Kelly Battman
23-10-11, 09:23 PM
There's about 25 of them wriggling about now :D

Kelly Battman
24-10-11, 10:32 AM
we're up to about 70 ewl's now YEY!!

Kelly Battman
14-11-11, 11:37 AM
they have started molting now so hopefully a lot of them will make it

Kelly Battman
23-11-11, 10:20 PM
They began moulting a week ago sunday and are now starting to darken so hopefully wont be long before they moult again.
Here are pics from today

Martin Lees
22-04-12, 06:50 PM
How did you get on with these?

Kelly Battman
22-04-12, 06:56 PM
hi quite well i still lost a few more but that was to be expected and are starting to moult for the third time, i'll see if i can find a pic.

Martin Lees
22-04-12, 07:00 PM
Great stuff.my female is sitting on a sack.been 24 days so far.was going to pull it at 30 days,but I might leave it a bit longer?

Kelly Battman
22-04-12, 07:03 PM
some have moulted since
In all honesty i would leave it till atleast 45 days. Is your female evil

Martin Lees
22-04-12, 07:05 PM
Not really no.but I've just lost a p.regalis sack at 21 days and a p.cambridgei sack at 26 days.so I would hate to lose another one.

Kelly Battman
22-04-12, 07:11 PM
I've got a cambridgei sack on the go laid on the 9th april. i got very paranoid but i do think a lot of the ones i lost could've been prevented if they were still with mum. if your worried i'd feed her if her response is good give her one every other day and will reduce the chances of her eating the sack. Has she got it on view for picture taking.
Just out of curiosity when did you mate her

Martin Lees
22-04-12, 07:18 PM
Last Mated her on November 9 th 2011. She has dragged sack in her hide and webbed herself in.so don't want to disturb her really.

Kelly Battman
22-04-12, 07:25 PM
Thats ok was just being nosey :) I had to wait 7months 7 days for my girl to drop. let us know when you decide to pull followed with pictures. When i pulled iwas easily another week before any became eggs with legs but they are so slow.

Martin Lees
22-04-12, 07:32 PM
Will keep you posted.might pull it next weekend if I get chance to make an incubator,will have to sneakily raid the Mrs drawers for a pair of tights.haha

Kelly Battman
22-04-12, 07:34 PM
Haha wont she be pleased :D