12-02-2008, 04:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Amphitrite
How often do they generally molt, and does it take them long?
Depending on species and a whole host of other factors tarantulas generally molt every few months(spiderlings) to every year or more for older bigger tarantulas. Spiderlings molt fairly quickly, usually about an hour, but larger species can take 8 hours or more.