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Tliltocatl albopilosum (Honduran Curly Hair) 

New World Terrestrial Tarantula

Great beginner T

 

Comments: 

  • This is a very hardy tarantula and easy to care for.

  • The hairs on the legs and abdomen are curled.

  • It is also a active T; always rearranging the enclosure.

Temp/humidity:

  • Ideal temperature 21°-29°C degrees humidity at 65%-80%.

  • As sling wet one half side of the terrarium where the water dish is then allow it to dry out completely. Dry substrate for juvies and older.

Enclosure: 

  • Use a spiderling vial that will allow at least 7cm of substrate for burrowing and 10cm as sub-adult-adult.

Retreat/Hide: 

  • Place a bark for a starter burrow hide. 

  • Great display tarantula.

Food Consumption: 

  • Feed slings twice a week.

  • Feed adults once a week.

  • Food size should be the size of the carapace.

  • This specie is a excellent eater. 

Water Requirements:

  • Keep a water dish in the tank.

Growth Rate: 

  • The growth rate of this species is medium.  

  • Adult size legspan of 15cm. 

Temperament: 

  • This is a docile species.