New World Terrestrial Tarantula

Beginner tarantula


  • This is a beautiful and colorful tarantula.
  • Awsome display species.
  • Long lived species, that is easy to care for.
  • Ideal temperature is 21°-29°C  degrees and 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.
  • Use a spiderling vial that will allow at least 7cm of substrate for burrowing and 10cm as sub-adult-adult.
  • Place a bark for a starter burrow hide. 
  • This is an opportunistic burrower. When they reach 7cm, they stay out in the open more than in their hide, which make them a good display tarantula
Food Consumption:
  • Feed slings twice a week..
  • Feed adults once a week.
  • Food size should be the size of the carapace. 
  • This species is a excellent eater. 
Water Requirements:
  • Keep a water dish in the tank. 
Growth Rate: 
  • The growth rate of this species is medium.
  • Leg span of 15cm.
  • This species can be skittish. 

Brachypelma auratum 1, 5cm (Mexican Flame Knee)



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