Haha yeah, you just drop their cricket into the enclosure once a week and check the next day to see that it's gone... if it's not, remove it right away as chances are the spider is in moult... crickets can and do kill moulting spiders so yeah it's something that needs to be observed. Other than that, if weekly crickets are disappearing, your spider is growing and when you do see it again completely out of the burrow it can be quite confronting lol I had a shaggy dog sling (pictured in my previous post) that was literally this big >○< and living in a camera film canister eating pinhead crickets... I rarely saw it... then one day I opened it up and dumped it out thinking it must've died and it was 10c coin sized.i would be pretty confused if i bought a spider as a baby and then didn't see for like a year and then it comes out looking like aragog form harry potter.
In all seriousness though, spiders don't freak me out, I keep several Aussie T's and have done for many years.
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What actually terrifies me and makes me genuinely nervous are centipedes.... I don’t know what it is, perhaps just their lightning speed and totally unpredictable ways... I have 2 big green Ethmostigmus rubripes and they scare the s**t outta me when I feed them... if they're out and about when I need to open their enclosure to throw a cricket or woody in... if they got out, I would probably just burn my house to the ground. Those things (as far as I'm concerned) are the stuff of nightmares. About 3 weeks ago I was awoken in the middle of the night by something crawling across my legs, man did I fly off the bed in a hurry... was just an escaped woody lol. Heart rate went from about 60bpm to 180bpm in a split second.
You're strange. Not crazy. Just strange