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    Default Psalmopoeus cambridgei - Trinidad Chevron - Success

    Genus
    Psalmopoeus

    Species
    cambridgei

    Date female moulted last
    01/07/2011

    Date male matured
    ?

    Last mating date
    25/09/2011

    Mating behaviour
    Very simple, the male held back a little at first and then lots of tapping communication, followed by a swift and forceful insertion.
    There were two successful insertions.

    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 Dubi cockroach per week until sac production.

    Date eggsac produced
    29/10/2011

    Date eggsac removed/hatched
    20/11/2011

    Development times of nymphs
    at 30 days N2

    Total number of spiderlings
    89

    Additional notes
    First nymph moulted into a sling on 15/12/2011.

    Second sac laid on 14/01/2012
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