choca gold knee eating problems

choca gold knee eating problems

Postby Quintin van Deventer » Mon May 19, 2014 10:15 pm

My choca has molted about 3 weeks ago and is not eating to today. Ive been overing adult crickets and turkish rouches and she is not interested. Any advice please?
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Re: choca gold knee eating problems

Postby cascabel89 » Tue May 20, 2014 9:11 am

I kept quite a few spiders and they often didn't eat before and after molting and i'm talking weeks at a time just keep trying
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Re: choca gold knee eating problems

Postby Ceratogyrus » Wed May 21, 2014 9:57 am

Sounds like it is already quite big if you are feeding adult crickets.
Do you have any pictures of the spider now that it has moulted (Has it been sexed - Males often don't eat much after maturing)
And pictures of the enclosure?
Best would be to provide it with a waterbowl if you haven't already so that it can keep its hydration up if needed.
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Re: choca gold knee eating problems

Postby Shaun P » Wed May 21, 2014 10:25 am

As Ceratogyrus has said keep it hydrated & it should be fine. I have had Rosies go for up to 6 months not eating at all and then suddenly start again with no problems to there health as far as I can see. Still in my collection a couple of years later.
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Re: choca gold knee eating problems

Postby Quintin van Deventer » Fri May 23, 2014 11:29 am

Hi sorry for not responding sooner. She is a fair size about 10-12cm. Im suspecting it is a female have not had it sexed yet. Will post some pic soon. Thanx for the advice guys.
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