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water Spiders are just like any other spider. they need oxygen to breathe. since their home is in the water, best thing to do is to bring the air to their home, that way they can breathe.

the way they bring the air down with them is due to special hairs on their abdomen. they catch the air and allow the spider to bring it down with them.

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As it cannot breathe underwater it protects itself in an underwater bubble to get its air for up to 4 hours

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The spider needs to breath air under water.

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Cuz it needs air

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Why does a diving spider surround itself with a bubble in the water?

Diving spiders make a sort of "diving bell" underwater. They live in there, so they need to fill it with air so they will have something to breathe. The spines on their body can trap air, so they rise to the top of the water, do a sort of somersault to throw themselves above the water surface and right back down into the water. When they come back under, they are covered in a bubble of air. They swim down to the diving bell where they shuck off the bubble of air. If there still is not enough air in their diving bell, then they may go back up again for another bubble.

What do the diving bell spider eat?

nobody knows for sure what this spider eats exactly, but we know that its a meal itself.

When was Diving bell spider created?

Diving bell spider was created in 1758.

What do diving bell spiders eat?

nobody knows for sure what this spider eats exactly, but we know that its a meal itself.

A scientific name for the water spider?

If you are referring to the diving bell spider, it is Argyroneta Aquatica.

What color is the Diving bell spider?

brown to black

What are diving bell spider's enemies?

Its enemies are frogs and fish.

What is the scientific name for the diving bell spider?

Argyroneta Aquatica

Does black window spider live in water or land?

All spiders, except for one species (the Diving Bell spider), live on land.

Does a spider need a mate to lay eggs?

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How does the black tunnel web spider protect itself?

When the spider is in its web it will be safe from predators except from spider eating wasps which can find the spiders in their webs. If the spider is out of its web it cant protect itself but only can run and try and get away.

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