• Are you a Tarantula hobbyist? If so, we invite you to join our community! Once you join you'll be able to post messages, upload pictures of your pets and enclosures and chat with other Tarantula enthusiasts. Sign up today!

enclosure

  1. 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...
  2. 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.
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. New home?

    New home?

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

    Ahoy maties!

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

    Tootsie's new enclosure

    A nano for a p. irminia's juvenile enclosure.
  8. 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...
  9. G

    Is this size enclosure okay

    I have a GBB sling just wondering if the size of this enclosure is okay
  10. Mvtt70

    P. ornata AF enclosure

    Permanent enclosure for my P. ornata female I got yesterday.
  11. Huntzman90

    Exo terra : anyone had this problem?

    Ok so its been roughly a month since ive seen my Brachypelma Albopilosum.. Which is a little odd as its usually quite active even in pre-molt. Well today i discovered why... Its decided to burrow behind the styrofoam background. Ive since cleared more substrate from the 'burrow entrance' (a...
  12. T

    Redid Enclosure, T seems umcomfortable

    So I just picked up my first T, a female Brachypelma Hamorrii about half a week ago, and she's awesome! I went to a local pet store a couple of days ago and picked up a Eco Earth compact brick, and a hide for her. After adding water, the coco fiber grew, and I left it outside so it could dry...
  13. Pinkyx92

    Tips and Tricks for T enclosures!

    Greetings to all who come across this thread! I would like to share some tips and tricks to having a beautiful T enclosure (can work for most inverts and even reptiles!) 1. Money don't grow on trees, but WOOD/BARK and other awesome decor DO! A lot of vendors sell you decorative pieces they got...
  14. Huntzman90

    Uh oh, looks like mold!

    Ok im a bit of a noob at this. So i need some advice from the experts. I just rehoused my B. Albopilosum for the first time since getting it (unsexed) as a tiny sling. The reptile store owner suggested using a fairly large container with a fairly large hide. He said the T would grow into it...
  15. D

    Humid enclosure

    hey I just made a new enclosure for my brachypelma. I used coco husks as the substrate. The substrate is pretty damp and the humidity shown in the hygrometer is 84%. Anyway to decrease the humidity without having to remove my T from the enclosure?? Thanks
  16. M

    Are these decorations for my enclosure safe for my T?

    Hello fellow tarantula owners! This is my first thread here, and I would be really glad to hear as many opinions as possible. My question is as follows: Can I use a real animal skull and a piece of snake skin as a decorative element in my T's enclosure? The skull will be from a wild cat, only...
  17. Zarshenyu

    Should i change the enclo?

    Hello. I have a juvenile male B. Albo. Now i think he's about to molt because his abdomen is pretty bald. Should i change the enclosure before his molt? I'm afraid that he would get stuck because the wrong size of the enclo. The size of enclosure Long: 18 cm Width: 12 cm Height: 8 cm. Thank...
  18. A Rare View of Drinking Tarantula

    A Rare View of Drinking Tarantula

    I just woke up from my nap and i felt like have a really massive gut feeling to check my B. Albopilosum. And this is what i found! A tarantula drinking from his dish! You can see his fang on the dish :D
  19. Dave Jay

    False Bottom

    I use false bottoms in enclosures requiring many different conditions but I find they are at their most beneficial when keeping arid or desert animals. It allows you to keep the surface mostly dry, avoiding mycosis and other problems associated with a higher than desirable humidity/moisture...
  20. JSReptilesUK

    P. Pulcher Enclosures

    Hi! Can I please see some of your enclosures for the above species? Mine is currently a 1cm sling, but looking for ideas for when s/he is bigger :) I have seen mixed opinions as to whether this is an arboreal or semi-arboreal species, so if anyone can clarify for me that would be great :)...
Top