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Aren't they purdy!

This is a discussion on Aren't they purdy! within the A Kodak Moment: not necessarily plants... forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Arachnophobes .... you probably should just skip past this post.... My little Avicularia versicolor sling ...

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    Default Aren't they purdy!

    Arachnophobes .... you probably should just skip past this post....






    My little Avicularia versicolor sling is stilll blue



    & getting bigger



    The 'tiger' markings on her rump are more distinct now.


    My Chilean Rose-hair molted not too long ago. Her colors have brightened up again.


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    Ohhh. Those are scary and beautiful at the same time!

    Cheers,
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    I didn't know that had such interesting colours. Nice pics.

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    Pretty and, and, and, hairy !

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    Hairy spiders are more appealing than smooth ones. How do they feel about being handled like that?

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    No thanks if I have to hold one, but the blue is lovely and I can admire and respect from close up-just no physical contact with spiders on purpose for this person!

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    I prefer to look at spiders in photos or behind glass....

    Neat color on the blue one...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mehera View Post
    Hairy spiders are more appealing than smooth ones. How do they feel about being handled like that?
    Both are very docile. The rosehair is quite slow moving. No leaping ability. When holding her, it is important to keep her very close to the ground/tabletop/etc .... a fall over even a short distance could easily be fatal. The A. versicolor, on the other hand, can jump short distances and is capable of short "sprints". This one when handled bears closer watching -- not because of any danger of being bitten, but rather due to higher likelihood of making a successful "gettaway"

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    Oh my gosh, I'm like totally itching everywhere now. I'm going to have to take some Benadryl.

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    They are so cute and fuzzy !!!! But I am afraid that Molly Taco would have them for lunch.
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