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Yes, it is normal for a Chilean Rose tarantula to molt. In order to grow larger, tarantulas must molt. They shed their entire skin as well as the linings of their mouth, respiratory organs, stomach and sexual organs. When they begin to molt, they lay on their backs with their legs up in the air looking as if they are dead. Don't disturb it. They molt by splitting the exoskeleton and then working the rest of the body and finally the legs out. Adult tarantulas usually complete a molt within several hours and they molt about once a year. Some older females will skip molts. Remember that excessive dryness can kill tarantulas, especially when they molt. For any tarantula, a water dish is a good safeguard. Also, tarantulas will stop feeding for a while, maybe even weeks, when preparing to molt and food must be removed to prevent harm to the tarantula.

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Can a Chilean Rose tarantula molt if it is on its front?

Yes they can but they will try to turn over.

Does a female Chilean Rose molt also?

yea or how els wood it grow

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Chilean rose tarantula was created in 1837.

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