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michael - 2009-03-01
I have just bought a Rose spider, I am scared of spiders. But this spider is so nice and graceful. I love it. But my spider is not eating and has a very dark bald path on his abdomen and does not do much accept crawl up into the corner. She is young. I am unsure of the age. I am going to ask the pet supplier. I am new to the spider pet world and I only bought the spider a day ago. Michael

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Rebecca - 2009-02-25
I've been terrified of spiders all my life, and was pretty nervous when I moved in with my boyfriend and his pet rose hair "Jubjub". In the last year, I've had so much fun watching her feed and molt that I surprised my bf by doing a little research and setting up a larger terrarium for her, gently moving her with a really big aquarium net. I'm still too nervous to handle Jubjub, but I have a new appreciation for spiders. She's beautiful, entertaining, and low maintenance! I'm converted. Go for it ladies- get a spider.

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heiman ortega - 2009-02-09
i need help i just bought a pink toed yesterday and i need to know whats to put in the tank like sand plants or somthing please email me @ heimanortega@hotmail.com

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Dagnir - 2009-02-05
My rose hair as been acting weirdly lately. she moves backward and the lifts her behind and draw lines with it in the aquarium. I've had my rose hair for about 12 years now and she never had that behavior. Can someone explain this behavior to me please?

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Stanley Perkins - 2009-01-31
How long and how many molts from spiderling to adult?

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Tania - 2009-01-30
I got a chilean rose a week ago to get over my strong fear of ALL spiders. It's a sub-adult at 8 months old and I have done a lot of research. I believe it's gonna molt as it's not eaten since I had it and is now getting grumpy and showing threatening behaviour, and isn't moving much either. Also its rump has gone darker with an ever darker bald patch. I can't seem to get the humidity above 64% but "psycho" seems to be okay. I have to wait for my red knee as it hasn't hatched yet at the stockists. I have now totally gotten over my fear of spiders and would recommmend chilean rose to anyone as a pet. They are docile when not in pre-molt stage but are not fast moving, so risk of dropping or injury is less likely. I just wish that I could be certain 100% that it's gonna molt.

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michael a - 2009-01-29
I have seen my own rose hair turn blue in coloration. I have bred a red one with a black one. and am planning to breed a purple one with a purple one really soon.

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Phillippa Prestage - 2009-01-12
Hiya, I've recently bought a pinktoe, it's my first one. It's only a little one yet but it seems to have made a web in the corner of its tank and blocked itself in. It's not eaten for a few days as there are still crickets in the tank and it's not come out for a wonder, like it usually does. Could you let me know if this is normal or if there is something wrong. Also, when does it molt and how many times a week should I feed it. thankyou very much!!

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The Slacker - 2009-01-09
I Am 12yrs old and I Wwnt a pink toed tarantula very much but my mom doesn't want me to have 1. I have wanted 1 for awhile now, they seem very interesting and fun to have (even tho they are not really the kind of pet to play around with a lot). I want a female spiderling pink toe and they have them for $15 at a pet store near here. I don't know why my mom doesn't want me to have 1. Anyways this site have been very helpful, thank you.


P.S. Can An1 Plz Let me kno how many times week to feed a pink toe and what Would be good to put in its home thank you

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jeff - 2009-01-04
I'd love to have one of your hatchlings! Would you contact me? Jeff.maccarone@gmail.com Thanks!!

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