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Brachypelma boehmei (Mexican Fire Leg) Care Sheet
Brachypelma boehmei is also known as the Mexican Fire Leg. Known for it's remarkable black and red contrast as well as it's more docile, yet skittish nature this scrub-land tarantula is extremely hardy. Females are known to live longer than 30 years. This gorgeous tarantula is often sought by beginners and ...Read more
Caribena laeta (Puerto Rican Pinktoe) Care Sheet
Caribena laeta is also known as Puerto Rican Pinktoe or the Puerto Rican Tree Spider. C. laeta starts life as a neon blue spiderling. As it grows it will show an array of color such as blue, red, purple, pink. Adults are bronze with pink toes. A very unique New ...Read more
Caribena versicolor (Martinique Pink Toe) Care Sheet
Caribena versicolor (Formerly Avicularia versicolor) is also known as the Antilles Pink Toe, Martinique Pink Toe or the Martinique Red Tree Spider. They are one of the most popular (and one of our most requested) tarantulas due to their temperament, mild bite and amazing color. Beautiful metallic blue spiderlings morph ...Read more
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