New World Fossoril Tarantula

For the advanced keeper



  • This is an attractive colorful black and cream tarantula.


  • Ideal temperature between 22-28°C and humidity between 65-80%.

  • Wet one half of the terrarium where the water dish is then allow it to dry out completely.

  • This is an obligate burrower, therefore a spiderling needs 7cm of substrate and an adult needs 20cm of substrate to burrow.
  • 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.
  • This species is a good eater. 
Water Requirements: 
  • Keep a water dish in the tank.
  • Keep the substrate in the terrarium damp.
  • Every two months wet the substrate, than allow it to dry out.
Growth Rate: 
  • The growth rate of this species is fast. 
  • 15cm leg span.  
  • Because of their defensive nature, they aren't the best species to handle.
  • If approached they will usually go into a threat posture. 

Ephebopus murinus 1cm (Skeleton Tarantula)



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