New World Terrestrial Tarantula

Good beginner species


  • This is a very attractive tarantula.
  • The velvet black body with the ruby red hairs on the abdomen is a beautiful contrast.
  • It is always in view and is hardy.
  • You want go wrong in acquiring one. 
  • Ideal temperature 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.
  • 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 an excellent eater. 
Water Requirements: 
  • Keep a water dish in the tank. 
Growth Rate:
  • The growth rate of this species is medium.
  • Adult leg span 15cm
  • This is the feisty tarantula.
  • This tarantula has mood swings and will rear up at you. 

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