New World Terrestrial Tarantula

Good beginner species


  • This is a stocky, medium built tarantula. It is easy to care for.
  • After a fresh molt it is solid black. It looks very different for the Genus Brachypelma.
  • Ideal temperature 21°-29°C 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 of substrate for burrowing and 10cm as sub-adult-adult.
  • Place a bark for a starter burrow hide.
  • This is an opportunistic burrower.
  • When they reach 7cm, they stay out in the open more than in their hide.
  • 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 a excellent eater. 
Water Requirements: 
  • Keep a water dish in the tank.
Growth Rate: 
  • The growth rate of this species is medium.
  • Adult leg span 10cm
  • This is a docile species.

Tliltocatl schroederi 6cm (Mexican Black Velvet) unsexed

R550,00 Regular Price
R490,00Sale Price


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