Grammostola pulchra (Brazilian Black

New World Terrestrial Tarantula

Good beginner species


  • This species is prized for its complete uniformed black velvet look.

  • an awesomely beautiful spider, especially after a fresh molt.

  • It is heavy built, when mature, and a sight to behold. 

  • Another plus for this species is its calmness.

  • This tarantula is a true pet rock.

  • It is very easy to care for and resilient.

  • You'll be proud of your Brazilian Black.

  • This spider is a must have for your collection.


  • Ideal temperature 21°-29°C degrees 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 7cm of substrate for burrowing and 10cm as sub-adult-adult.


  • Place a bark for a starter burrow 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 an excellent eater. 

Water Requirements: 

  • Keep a water dish in the tank. 

Growth Rate:

  • The growth rate of this species is medium.

  • Adult leg span 17cm


  • This is a calm tarantula


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