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  1. mrotsliah

    Jail Break?

    I have a lasiodora parahybana. I've had her in a 10 gallon tank with a metal screen top for several months now. Lately, she has been climbing all over the walls and on the screen top. I'm scared that she will fall. She has her fangs through the screen holes (see picture), and she seems to be...
  2. Jes

    Help! Bugs found in my GBB enclosure!

    Hi Guys! I just got my very first tarantula last month which is a very very pretty GBB sling. Today, while I was looking at her enclosure, I found a bunch of small black/gray bugs(video attached) feasting on what appears to be the leftovers of the dubia roach I fed her yesterday. I don't think...
  3. J

    Best substrate for arboreal T? (Avicularia Avicularia)

    What’s the best substrate for an Avicularia Avicularia? I’ve used soil that came in a kit when I first got her but I’m moving her to a bigger enclosure and was wondering what I should use? I’ve been reading coconut fiber every where would that be okay?
  4. Jacqueline King

    Vinegaroon - to heat or not to heat

    Hey everybody, I've recently acquired a giant vinegaroon and as I'm head over heels for her, I want to ensure the highest quality of care for my new friend. I've received conflicting information about the enclosure temperature I should be aiming to maintain. Some sources say to keep it heated to...
  5. S

    What can I use this for?

    I was gifted a zoo med creature habitat about a year ago and I’m at a loss for what to use it for. Would there be any good new world beginner Ts out there that this enclosure could suit?
  6. Ajbeardow

    Mould on wooden decor

    I'm having some issues with mould on wooden decor in my stick insect enclosure. They're in an Exo-Terra nano tall, with a mesh lid and the front ventilation below the door. It's the first time I've used coir with sticks/mantids, as I usually use vermiculite. It's a ready-to-use hydrated coir...
  7. Ajbeardow

    Acrylic/Glass enclosure suppliers in the UK?

    Hi guys, Can anyone suggest the best place in the UK for acrylic or glass enclosures. Ideally looking for somewhere with a variety of sizes. I saw @Enn49 recommend these https://spidershop.pl/en/product/terrarium-20x20x30/. Are these the best option for us in the UK, or is there anywhere...
  8. Ajbeardow

    Acanthoscurria geniculata slings in their new pots

    Just transferred my Whiteknee slings to a new pot (bit early but wanted to see them clearer without disturbing them) and thought I'd take a couple shots. They're invert viewing pots, so have a magnifying lid, which is quite nice for seeing all their little details. They're out of direct light...
  9. I

    Too much decoration?

    Hi all, I got a bit concerned when my G. pulchra disappeared into a hiding spot shortly after being rehomed into what I’ll admit is too big of an enclosure. However, she (unsexed but ) has recently reappeared, freshly molted and looking beautiful. She’s drinking from her new bowl and has eaten...
  10. Grandsouls

    how strong are tarantulas exactly..?

    I got a Sterilite tub for a soon to be here male Rose hair. Its the ones with a white snap on lid like the one pictured ( Exact same design just different size ) I use to keep smaller species of snakes in this type of tub, but they where in a shelf set up. Started thinking perhaps he would be...
  11. octanejunkie

    Avic housing question - post molt

    Granted that's is nearly impossible to replicate a natural environment in a small glass box, what in your experience is the optimal Avic housing scenario if you have a few animals/enclosures that you'd like to display rather than cloister away in a cabinet or special room? My T enclosures are...
  12. T

    Is this lid safe for a tarantula

    Hello tarantula experts, I am in the process of preparing for my very first tarantula, a Mexican red knee, but while I was researching, I heard from multiple sources that it is not safe to put your tarantula in an enclosure with a mesh lid, I would like some confirmation on weather the lid I...
  13. Jacqueline King

    Suspended water dish for a. avic?

    Hi, I'm an insect enthusiast/owner who is new to owning a tarantula. I've read different things about ensuring the hydration of my avic. The breeder said they would get almost all of their hydration from their prey and not to worry about a water dish, but that doesn't seem right. Some people...
  14. Tootsie Is Out!

    Tootsie Is Out!

    Right after rehousing, they went into a molt. Now they're out and about. My sweet little p. irminia.
  15. Crax

    Too Moist?

    Well... I figured since there seems to be debate and people have certainly get heated. While others cheer them on, I thought it would be a great topic of discussion. What is too moist? Should I dry out my slings? Should I dry out my enclosures while my tarantula's are molting? Should I...
  16. Crax

    How to keep a nice pokie :D

    Anyone else have the most chilled pokie? Izzy is a confirmed male poecilotheria regalis and quite the relaxed little beast. I do add stimuli to his enclosure and have done since he was tiny. Such as a tattoo ink cap to carry around, more moss than usual to carry about, two different hides...
  17. New home?

    New home?

    Piggy, a holothele longipes, enjoying their new home.
  18. Ahoy maties!

    Ahoy maties!

    An exo-terra for my acanthoscurria musculosa juvenile. She was 5cm at the time she arrived.
  19. Tootsie's new enclosure

    Tootsie's new enclosure

    A nano for a p. irminia's juvenile enclosure.
  20. Brachypelma albopilosum

    Gbb enclosure

    So I'm planning on buying a gbb, and I'm already making a enclosure. So I'm looking for some information about the gbb and especially the enclosure. I want to know exactly everything it needs, think of depth of substrate, does it need a burrow. I've read it needs bone dry substrate, but still 60...
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