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Monocentropus balfouri (Socotra Island Blue Baboon) Care Sheet
Monocentropus balfouri is also known as the Socotra Island Blue Baboon. Adults and juveniles display striking silver and blue coloring. This tarantula is as unique and amazing as the landscape it hails from. Due to Socotra's abundance of unusual endemic species the Island is often referred to as "The most ...Read more
New to Tarantulas?
Welcome to the wonderful and amazing world of Tarantulas! Tarantulas come from all around the world and are native to every continent except Antartica. Not only can tarantulas be found on most continents, they also reside in a multitude of environments from the driest deserts to the tropical rain forests. ...Read more
Tliltocatl sabulosus / Brachypelma sabulosum (Guatemalan Redrump)Care Sheet
Tliltocatl sabulosus is also known as the Guatemalan Redrump. Formerly Brachypelma sabulosum it was recently redescribed as Tliltocatl sabulosus. Known for it's velvet black and red contrasting hairs as well as it's more docile nature. This scrub-land tarantula is extremely hardy. Popular with beginner and intermediate keepers the species is ...Read more
Acanthoscurria geniculata (Brazilian giant white-knee) Care Sheet
Acanthoscurria geniculata is also known as the Brazilian Giant White-Knee. Acanthoscurria geniculata can reach 7-8.5" in length! Red abdominal "hairs" and bright white leg bands contrast its velvet black body. The species is fairly quick-growing and are known to have a good feeding response. We consider them to be quite ...Read more
Tliltocatl vagans / Brachypelma vagans (Mexican Red Rump) Care Sheet
T. vagans is also known as the Mexican Red Rump. Formerly Brachypelma vagans it was recently reclassified as Tliltocatl vagans. Known for it's velvet black and red contrasting hairs as well as it's more docile nature. This scrub-land tarantula is extremely hardy. Popular with beginner and intermediate keepers the species ...Read more
Communal M. balfouri part II
This is part II of a series. Click HERE for Part I where we assemble the enclosure and rehouse all 10 M. balfouri spiderlings What I’ve noticed right away trying to take photos for this blog is the slings are very skittish. If I am quit, enter the room without ...Read more