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Had a crazy couple of weeks so didn’t have time to start these threads but we’re back!
So this week, I would like to hear everyone’s favorite genus, and why? Color, temperament, ease or difficulty of care, size, I’m curious how we all arrive at the types of tarantulas we love.
I’m going to...
First successful photo of B. boehmei
B. klassi debating just how in premolt she is lol
B. smithi got a new home today!
And a nice treat for being such a good girl during rehousing
And lastly, the best picture i’ll probably ever be able to get of C. darlingi.
Hope everyone enjoys!
I’ve always said you never understand OW speed until you see it. It all looks fast on video, but then you see it in person and you’re like “well, this is what everyone was talking about” lol.
What size(s) are they? I’d love to see some baby pictures!
A good trick is to put something your feeder will eat in the opposite corner of where the spider lives (burrow, web etc..) and before long the feeder insect will come over to eat, making it much easier to remove. I used to be one of those keepers that worried a lot about “disturbing their web”...
Does anyone have any experience with Zoomed Reptisoil as substrate? Like a total goof I grabbed it without looking thinking it was just cocofiber but when I got home I realized my mistake. I’m sure it’s fine and i’ve read about a few other keepers using it successfully, but it advertises carbon...
I’ve met Anastasia at the Hamburg reptile show a handful of times (she would probably not remember me lol) but her service is excellent. Great person to talk tarantulas with. Her table is always packed.