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Bonnetina Minax (Mexican Copperhead) Care Sheet
Bonnetina Minax is commonly known as the Mexican Copperhead. This species is still quite rare in the hobby, although I have been happy to be seeing more captive breedings! The Mexican Copperhead is an absolutely stunning species. I have not altered this photo in any way but, I really think ...Read more
Tliltocatl schroederi (Mexican Black Velvet) Care Sheet
Tliltocatl schroederi is commonly known as The Mexican Black Velvet. Tliltocatl schroederi is a synonym for Brachypelma schroederi. Despite the recently changed name, this species has been in the hobby a long time. Sadly, it is still quite rare! The Mexican Black Velvet tarantula is unique and beautiful with its ...Read more
Acentropelma sp. "Chiapas" Care Sheet
Acentropelma sp. "Chiapas" is a more recent addition to the hobby, and is still quite rare! The Chiapas tarantula has jet-black legs and fiery-red setae (hairs) on their abdomen! The species is also hardy, docile and long-lived. Smaller slings like to burrow while larger specimens are often content to adopt ...Read more
Jamie’s Tarantulas is now carbon-neutral!
We are so proud to be able to reach a goal we have had for so long. All of 2022 and beyond Jamie’s Tarantulas is now carbon-neutral! We are working on more sustainability projects for this and next year and we’ll even include a few articles on this website ...Read more
All About Feeders, Feeding, Watering & Troubleshooting
In the wild tarantulas are opportunistic hunters and will eat just about anything they can overpower. This is great news for tarantula keepers as there are many feeders to choose from. Here we’ll cover the most popular options. If you’re ordering your tarantula from us we do our ...Read more
New 15-Day Price Guarantee
We appreciate our customers. In order to better serve you we've implemented a 15-day price guarantee on all our tarantulas. This way if you buy a tarantula from Jamie’s Tarantulas and if that tarantula goes on sale within 2 weeks of buying it, you can request a store credit voucher ...Read more