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Old 16-05-2009, 10:37 AM
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i just looked in the tub of crickets i have for my tarantula and noticed one of them has turned white? does anyone know why this is and if should aviod feeding it to spidy?

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Old 16-05-2009, 10:49 AM
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Quick, take it out and get breeding with it. You could make a fortune selling albino crickets!! Maybe it's just scared?!
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Old 16-05-2009, 10:53 AM
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lol, if only it was an albino!!!

nah, i would guess that it has just hed and it will get darker as its new shell hardens up!!!
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Old 16-05-2009, 12:18 PM
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Thats the ghost of a diseased cricket, leave him in there, he will do no harm.
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its white because it is molting its skin l
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lol what a load of odd answers..
its shedding its skin, just like geckos do, and snakes etc
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Old 16-05-2009, 06:21 PM
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sheading! lol they will be rlly white and easy to kill as they need a few hours to harden up nothing to worry about
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Old 16-05-2009, 11:07 PM
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ok cheers guys
i though it was dead at first! ha
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Old 16-05-2009, 11:10 PM
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Some awesome answers in here.

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Thats the ghost of a diseased cricket, leave him in there, he will do no harm.
That has to be the best answer yet!!
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