New World Terrestrial Tarantula

Great beginner species



  • This is a very very vibrantly colored iridescant blue tarantula.

  • It is a great display tarantula as it is out of its hide most of the time

  • Loves exploring its enclosure and doing renovations

  • One of a very few bright blue terrestrial tarantulas.

  • A must have for any tarantula keeper.


  • Ideal temperature is between 23-27C and humidity at 70%.

  • As sling through to adult wet one half side of the terrarium where the water dish is then allow it to dry out completely.


  • 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.

Water Requirements:

  • Keep a water dish in the tank.

  • Keep the substrate in the terrarium half dry and half moist.

Growth Rate:

  • This is a medium growing species.

Adult Size:

  • 14cm


  • This tarantula will bolt and kick hair.

Pterinopelma sazimai (Brazilian Iridescent Blue) 3cm



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