Avicularia versicolor is also known as the Martinique pink toe or the Martinique tree spider. They are one of the most popular tarantulas due to their temperament, color and ease of care. Beautiful blue spiderlings morph into multicolor adults sporting green, blue, red and purple hues with pink toes. This docile yet skittish species is not usually aggressive and is a good beginner arboreal.
Brachypelma smithi is the “Hobby Classic Tarantula” also known as the Mexican Red Knee this tarantula is coveted by beginners and experienced keepers alike. Known for being large, colorful and docile (yet skittish) this scrub-land/desert tarantula is extremely hardy. A long-lived species the females are known to sometimes live in excess of 30 years.
Captive bred by Jamie's Tarantulas in early 2013 - showing some adult color
Acanthoscurria geniculata (Brazilian giant white-knee) can reach 8" length! Red abdominal hairs and bright white leg bands contrast it's nearly black body.
Avicularia avicularia is also known as the Pinktoe Tarantula. Juveniles and adults are metallic blue with bright pink toes. This species is docile but skittish. They area a great beginner arboreal and can make a good beginner tarantula.