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PostSubject: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    7/30/2011, 11:37 am

I finally got the tarantula I have been drooling after for years <3 bounce




Still a juvenile but already started to get the nice colors:)

AWESOME Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    7/30/2011, 12:49 pm

nice spid
i'm getting a regalis sling soon Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    7/30/2011, 2:12 pm

I would love one mate I have never seen any for sale!!

Well jealous
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    7/30/2011, 2:23 pm

snowgoose has a couple of pokies for sale mate Very Happy
http://invertimports.co.uk/
as does bugzuk
http://www.bugzuk.com/arachnids.php?page=21
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    7/30/2011, 2:57 pm


Congrats on the new addition Bro

That is 1 beautiful Pokie
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    7/30/2011, 3:10 pm

spinnin_tom wrote:
snowgoose has a couple of pokies for sale mate Very Happy
http://invertimports.co.uk/
as does bugzuk
http://www.bugzuk.com/arachnids.php?page=21

Yeah, I got mine from BugzUK Smile That guy is great to deal with and he answers his emails pretty fast Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    7/30/2011, 5:17 pm

Wicked T man!
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    9/10/2011, 4:37 pm

Molted today! Very Happy
The old skin/exoskeleton was exactly 9 cm. I think she grew alot, looks like she grew by 2 cm Very Happy

Will post pictures when she's hardened Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    4/25/2012, 3:57 pm

Been lousy with pictures. Need to get a freakin camera!!

Anyway, I'm getting a new female p. metallica adult this weekend! Cant wait!
Here's the enclosure:) (It's cooler than it looks on picture!)

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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    4/25/2012, 5:20 pm

That's a nice looking enclosure, Scorpeace.

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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    4/25/2012, 5:21 pm

Thanks Smile
Its way cooler in real life tho!
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    4/25/2012, 6:13 pm

My juvenile p. metallica molted just now and YES IT WAS A FEMALE! Very Happy
She actually grew by over 2cm from the last molt! Almost 1"!

Here is a picture i took throught the microscope to show that the spermathecae is very easy to see:
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    4/25/2012, 6:35 pm

cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    4/27/2012, 8:40 pm

Btw, as some of you might see, she's not juvenile anymore, shes a mature female ready for breeding in one month. Whats better is that i got one more mature female today! SUCH A BEAUTY! Whats even better than that, IM GETTING A MATURE MALE NEXT WEEK!!! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    4/27/2012, 9:38 pm

Awesome! Good luck breeding them. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    4/27/2012, 9:58 pm

Thanks!

Here is a bad picture of her... The pictures does NOT do her colors any justice.. Oh well



If i get some slings, maybe i'll be able to buy e better camera ^^


Might aswell throw in a pic of one of my t. blondiis i bought as a sling 9 months ago Smile



They grow FAST, it's like 8 cm in legspan now give or take.
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    4/27/2012, 10:01 pm

Nice pics! How big is the T. blondi?

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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    4/27/2012, 10:04 pm

I said 8 cm, but I measured her now and it's actually 9,5 Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    4/27/2012, 10:11 pm

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I said 8 cm, but I measured her now and it's actually 9,5 Smile
Yeah, I realized you said 8 cm right after I posted. bang Oh well, at least you updated the size of her, so I don't look completely stupid. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    4/27/2012, 10:12 pm

Dodged a bullet there, lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    4/27/2012, 10:12 pm

Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    5/7/2012, 2:18 pm

A mature male p. metallica came today so now i have 1.2 mature p. metallicas Very Happy Let the breeding begin!!

Male


#8 Female


#49 Female
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    5/7/2012, 7:47 pm

Awesome! Good luck breeding them. cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    5/8/2012, 2:54 am

Good luck with the breeding!
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PostSubject: Re: Scorpeace's Poecilotheria Metallica    5/8/2012, 9:47 am

Thanks guys! They are hard to breed but I have talked to some people who have bred them before so I have alot of pointers Smile If I manage this I will be the 2. person to breed metallicas in Norway Very Happy
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