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Macleay's Spectre molting concern

Discussion in 'Insects , Snails and other exotic pets' started by Merrimint, Aug 28, 2018.

  1. Merrimint

    Merrimint PetForums Newbie

    Aug 28, 2018
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    I have a young Macleay's spectre who's possibly on their first molt, unfortunately it's lost three legs already, two hind and one front. It's last front leg and antenna are stuck in its molt skin, I've tried adding some extra humidity, placed a couple of tiny droplets of water on the molt to soften it up, nothings working. The little guy is still hanging in there and hasn't giving up and this is probably down to him now. But is there anything else I can do to help it?

    As a side note the others inside the enclosure have all successfully molted without much trouble.
  2. Leanne77

    Leanne77 PetForums VIP

    Oct 18, 2011
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    No advice i'm afraid, has he finished moulting yet?

    I have just purchased a male and a female Macleays Spectre, both tiny nymphs.
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