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Steve Dye
12-03-12, 11:06 PM
Genus
Poecilotheria

Species
regalis

Date female moulted last
10/05/2011

Date male matured
07/06/2011

Last mating date
23/07/2011

Mating behaviour
Very simple, the male cohabited for two weeks and was only removed to go on for 50/50 elsewhere.
There were many successful insertions observed.

Tank conditions and temperatures before mating
Temperatures around 25C with humidity around 60-70%.

Feeding schedule before mating
The female an adult male dubia roach weekly prior to mating.

Tank conditions and temperatures after mating
Temperatures around 27C with humidity around 80-85%, raised to this by soaking the substrate to saturation and then weekly mistings until production of the eggsac at which no more water or mistings until after the eggsac was removed

Feeding schedule after mating
1 male Dubia cockroach per week until sac production.

Date eggsac produced
03/11/2011

Date eggsac removed/hatched
28/11/2011

Development times of nymphs
at 30 days N1

Total number of spiderlings
161

Additional notes
First nymph moulted into a sling on 02/01/2012