New World Terrestrial Tarantula

Great beginner specie



  • Awesome, one of the most colorful of tarantulas dwarf tarantulas. 
  • These buggers are also feisty, hardy and bold.
  • You will not be disappointed with this species.
  • Great display tarantula as it stays out of their hide a lot. 
  • This tarantula will make a gorgeous addition to any collection. 


  • Ideal temperature between 25°-27°C, humidity at 65-90%. I keep this species temperature at 80.
  • Keep one-half of the substrate in the terrarium dry. 
  • Mist the other side once every two weeks. 
  • For a spiderling use vial that will allow at least 7cm of substrate for burrowing and 7cm as sub-adult-adult in a small terrarium.
  • Because this is an opportunistic burrower, 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 specie is a excellent eater. 
Water Requirements: 
  • Keep a water dish in the cage. 
Growth Rate: 
  • The growth rate of this species is fast. 
Adult Size: 
  • There are two morphs, and one gets larger than the other.
  • One doesn't get over 5cm and the other grow between 7-10cm.
  • This is a docile but skittish specie.

Hapolopus sp. Columbia Large (Pumpkin Patch)



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