Tarantula Molts

Our seven inch female Grammostola aureostriata (Chaco Golden Knee) had been “pre-molt” for a few weeks now. (The hairless patch on her abdomen turned from pink to black, she stopped eating, etc.) Every time I passed her tank, I looked in, hoping to see her in the process of molting. Finally, on the morning of February 13, I found her like this… For those of you not familiar with tarantula behaviors, ...