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Old World Terrestrial Tarantula
  • Advanced keeper.



  • This is a beautiful tarantula. 
  • The carapace is a work of art.
  • The abdomen is a copper color with black stripes. 
  • It is also a prolific webber and will web the entire enclosure.


  • Ideal temperatures 23-27 degrees C and humidity at 70% 


  • This is a obligate burrower,  an adult needs 20cm of substrate to burrow and a spiderling 7cm.
  • This species doesn't need a hide, it will make its own burrow. 
Food Consumption: 
  • Feed slings twice a week.
  • Feed adults once a week.
  • Food size should be the size of the carapace.
Water Requirements: 
  • Keep a water dish in the cage.
  • Keep the substrate in the terrarium dry. Every four months wet one side of the substrate, than allow it to dry out.
Growth Rate: 
  • The growth rate of this species is fast.  
Adult Size:
  • They grow to 12cm
  • Because of their defensive nature, they aren't the best species to handle.
  • If approached they will usually go into a defensive posture and stridulate. 

Chilobrachys fimbriatus 1cm (Indian Violet)