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Recent content by Charlotte1

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    holding Theraphosa Blondi????

    Thank you so much!!
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    holding Theraphosa Blondi????

    Is there a way to properly hold/handle this species? She is a juvenile. Thank you!
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    Help with juvenile T Blondi

    Lol, I have no idea. Thank you so much for the input!! Will definitely move her enclosure to a more stable location. Thank you!! Yes, definitely wearing long sleeves/ goggles!!
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    Help with juvenile T Blondi

    I've already been over the fact that I shouldn't have let my son start with this type of tarantula but it is what it is. We moved her out of a 40 gallon tank with sprayers, heat lamp etc. into a 15 qt. plastic container with coco fiber, vermiculite, and sphagnum moss as substrate. Wetted till...
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    T. Blondi new owner, should have started with something easier...

    Yes, I've been watching his videos!! We will take those precautions about the hairs! She's about the size of my hand, I have small hands for a woman though. My son thinks she's about 1 year old. I have no idea if he knows what he's talking about. He's been reading about this species for at...
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    T. Blondi new owner, should have started with something easier...

    Thank you so much for taking the time to post, all the input helps! We're probably going to transfer her to a smaller plastic container but I'm kind of freaked about the whole thing. Personally, this is a huge challenge to me, working with spiders, and I have 7 kids so I've got 3 little girls...
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    T. Blondi new owner, should have started with something easier...

    Thank you so much for the input! We've been totally freaking out and we can't buy a new enclosure... it's too expensive to start from scratch so we're just trying to make do with what we have. It's a 40 gallon tank, not 45 like I originally thought. We're going to deepen the substrate, add moss...
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    T. Blondi new owner, should have started with something easier...

    Thank you so much for the input!!
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    T. Blondi new owner, should have started with something easier...

    We are having so much difficulty maintaining humidity for our girl. She is a juvenile, and we have her in a 45 gallon aquarium. We have sprayers, black light for heat, heating pad on the side, and a humidifier that sprays on a timer. She's in a basement room though that isn't especially warm...
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