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For anyone who would want to see the size difference between L2 & L3 larvae. L3 will become a lot larger but shrink again prior to pupation draining liquid out of the body to forge cocoon with mix of frass and surrounding substrate.
One of my female and my male D. tityus have been appearing more and more on the surface lately, and either they've been eating their jelly or the jelly has simply shrunk (not sure if this happens or not), so I went ahead and transferred these two to a 3-gallon terrarium with about 2" of organic compost in the bottom for breeding purposes (hopefully). The male burrowed immediately and hasn't been seen since, but the female actively explored the tank for about 90 minutes (she was particularly interested in the corners, something she'd done in the larger tank before) before diving headfirst into