it says 95 percent of my traffic is from spider bots if i throttle will that fix this?
If you throttle, that will definitely reduce your page views and lower your percentage of page views by spiders. If you are getting that high a percentage, I think it makes sense.
What would be considered a "normal" amount of spider robot traffic?
There really is no normal, Rich. It also can depend on overall amount of traffic. 95% is definitely high, but for instance if a site has a lot of content (built up over many years), you can expect a higher spider ratio because they have to index a lot more pages on a regular basis.
Responding at 10 pm on a Friday night on a holiday weekend? I'm impressed...again!
We serve between 8 and 12 million billable page views per month on our forums. Content goes back to January 2012.
The robots percentage sits around 70-71%. How does that strike you?
I wouldn't worry about it, honestly, unless you start hitting a plan page view limit. You have been around so long and have so much content accumulated over the years that that is not too surprising.