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I tried and failed to restore a 1970 Cougar in my 20s because I ran out of money. I've searched for years to find one that wasn't a rolling disaster or a "ship in a bottle". It seems that they are either worth 55 cents or $55,000. I found, at last, a daily driver at a reasonable price that...
Yes, you can still see your pokie if you provide a corkbark hide.
This is Morgana, my female P striata. Like my P vittata specimens, the females are less photosensitive then the males are. Of course, this could be a coincidence, but it's still an interesting pattern.
Here is a short video...
Here is my first video on my first ever dwarf species that I have, pumpkin patch large form. The Spinnerette magazine for this species has already been put out there on Patreon, but I want sure and didn't want to give away anything.
Here is another update on my E olivacea sling, aka...
They are doing very well and getting that striking red and black appearance that they are so known for.
Anyway, enjoy the video and as always when watching any YouTube video, be sure to read the description.
I almost caught myself seriously thinking about getting a Singapore blue sling, about 1" to 2" because I have a spare full sized arboreal cage.
I figured that a very small flower pot in a corner with substrate would be a great place for them to make that burrow with the silk sock that they use...
Skip to the 5 minute mark if you just want to see the actual rehousings and not how the cages work and so on. I put in more detail then usual because someone else might want or need to know this.
No tarantulas nor Nyx the cat were harmed in the making of this video. Nyx is still looking...
She's gonna be huge!! The underside of her abdomen is practically all black.
I grew her from a sling just an inch or two in size when I got her. I'm just hoping she doesn't outgrow her 5 gallon cage, which is supposed to be her forever home.
These are great for all experience levels if you...
This guy has done a lot of interesting things with his tarantulas.
In this case, wouldn't it be better if the palps were removed well before the molt would happen? Maybe very early premolt ???
In theory, the T would be sterile but able to survive for quite some extra time.
I assume that...
I'd love to get this handsome fellow to a breeder.
No 50/50. If your pairing succeeds, you keep all the Pamphobetous slings.
He is truly one of my most awesome Ts ever bar none & I basically don't want him to die a virgin.
I'd like to get 3 M balfouri slings because I want to do a communal in...
I'm still trying to make sure my MM (& totally awesome) P sp machala, aka Percy doesn't for alone as a virgin.
Where are all the breeders out there?
Has anyone else been in a situation where you have a great MM, but don't quite know who is cultivating them right now?
Here's his first post feeding video. I was free handing the phone so I had to take the first minute getting the settings right.
If you get a box around the video, switch YouTube to desktop mode if you're looking at this on your phone.
I got this sling from Jamie's. It's a little bit pricey...
This is how one helps the odds that a suspect female is actually a female!!
Since all my pokies that haven't been rehoused yet are being moved soon, I basically dare Morgana to do her worst!!
Besides, the tree thing whatever it is was falling apart and needed reinforcement. This was done and...
The little one seems to be very chilled.
I disabled a large cricket, a meal fit for a king, and put it by him. The thing can do literally nothing but squirm. Therefore he's fine. He ignored it when it landed elsewhere in the cage because he's settled on one location.
Maybe with all the stuff...
Ever lose the clear plastic that you put on the top of a cage to increase humidity a little for those who appreciate it?
This is annoying because even though it's right under your nose, it takes a half hour to find.
Obviously, you write this in the upper side facing up, not facing down...
I just ordered a E olivacea sling from Jamie's. $90 is expensive, but it's like an OBT at a black tie party in a way. If it wasn't so much, I would've gotten 2 of them.
Here's the cage I built.
I guess you can say that I was screwing around. Since this is a juvenile cage, the T will...
He just matured & he'll be ready to ship after I get him to eat, next week Wednesday or Thursday.
I want to trade him, not sell him.
In exchange I want
1 or two E olivacea slings
3+ M balfouri slings.
Or (highly unlikely)
P ornata sling. (Which has to be in Maryland only for to...
Here I rehoused three of my slings. These guys are a very docile species that you can even pinch grab if needed, but of course it's best not to do so if possible.
The shortcuts here will not work with faster, more defensive or old world species.
That's what iis so nice about brachys. You...