New World Terrestrial Tarantula

Great beginner species


  • This is a very handsome looking T. 
  • Rosies are notorious for long extensive fasts. 
  • Ideal temperature 18-26C and humidity at 55%-65%.  
  • 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.
  • This is an opportunistic burrower.
  • As a spiderling, use a vial that would allow at least 7cm of substrate for burrowing.
  • As sub-adult/adult, use a terrarium that will allow at least 10cm of substrate.
  • Place a bark for a starter burrow hide.
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 so-so eater. 
Water Requirements:
  • Keep a water dish in the tank.
  • Keep the substrate in the terrarium dry.
Growth Rate:
  • This is a slow growing species; but with proper feeding and warmth, the growth rate of this species is medium.
Adult Size
  • They get 15cm. 
  • This tarantula has mood swings.
  • It may allow you to pet it one day and show you her fangs the next.
  • It may give a threat pose, but is reluctant to bite.

Grammostola rosea RCF 1.5cm (Chilean Rose)



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