People also ask
How long does it take for a tarantula to molt?
How long it takes for a tarantula to complete molting, may vary between species and even individual spiders. Some tarantulas can molt as quick as during a quarter of an hour. Others will take up to an entire day to molt. That鈥檚 why we advise you to wait at least a couple of days before you check if your tarantula has died during molting.
Can I Feed my tarantula live food after molting?
Feeding your tarantula live food after molting is also acceptable, especially for prey that is less dangerous. Some prey may attack your tarantula so only feeding them 鈥榟armless鈥?meals such as cockroaches, mealworms and super worms is a good idea.
How long can a tarantula go without eating?
Most tarantulas prefer to not eat after molting and will naturally wait a few days, weeks or months depending on their size. Tarantulas are opportunistic hunters who can go weeks or months without eating so there鈥檚 nothing to worry about. Their natural fasting time varies depending on species, size, sex, and individual preferences.
How long to wait to feed after first molt?
This will be her first molt in our care. I used to wait about 3 days or so, than after reading about the possible injuries that may incur from feeding too soon, I started waiting the full 5 days. My A. Avicularia, is a pig, 5 days after his last molt he snagged 2 crickets at once off the floor of his enclosure!