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    Avicularea Enclosure Size Question

    Hey there! I am just starting out my journey into tarantula keeping and I'm not sure what size of a tank to get. The spider I'm getting is an Avicularia Purpurea, hopefully female, so the leg span will be around 5". I have seen a lot of enclosures that are 8"W 8"L 12"H and i was wondering if...
  2. JuruensisFan

    Hello there, everyone!

    Hi there, everyone! My name's Rebecca. Just joined this forum today, and I'm very happy to meet fellow tarantula enthusiasts. I don't know many people irl who like tarantulas the same as I do, so it's nice to be part of a community like this one! I currently have a sub-adult female Brachypelma...
  3. remington

    G pulchripes vs B hamorii vs T albopilosus

    I'm still trying to choose my first tarantula, and I am squarely stuck between these three. I would get all three, but due to my living situation I can only have one. Which species would you recommend for a college junior living in a small dorm? I plan to start off with a sling from Fear Not Ts...
  4. remington

    G pulchripes size?

    Most online sources purport that they can get up to 7-8 inches, sometimes even 9. I’m assuming this is measuring leg span end to end. Is that true? It seems gigantic and I don’t think I’ve ever seen one that large in a video or photo.
  5. remington

    Why are many keepers so staunchly against hybrids?

    I am not here to defend it, because frankly I don't know enough about it to have an opinion on the matter. I'm just genuinely curious about the issues with it.
  6. remington

    Fear Not Tarantulas Full Package

    I just made an account on this site so I apologize if this is not the correct decorum. I do not have any Ts of my own yet, but I have done a ton of research and am looking to get a G. pulchripes as my first one. I was checking out the "full package" from Fear Not Ts and I thought it looked very...
  7. S

    New to this

    Hello everyone, this is my first post. I'm looking for some assistance in finding my first Tarantula. I would prefer to not buy from a pet store. I've done an online search and can't seem to find any breeders or any to adopt. I live in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. Thank you for you assistance.
  8. P

    Is my T a boy or girl

    I have been calling her Tina and I think she is a girl but I’m not really sure Bc this whole time I thought her butt was her head so now realizing she might be a boy. I’m very new to this. What do you think?
  9. SkyLovesTs

    A. Seemanni male or female?

    My T hasn’t molted with me yet so I’m still waiting to check that. I’m thinking male but I call it a she so I want some verification. Thanks!
  10. SkyLovesTs

    Grammostola Pulchripes or Aphonopelma Seemanni??

    Somebody please help me identify my tarantula! I’ve had her for a couple of months now and I want to say she’s a Grammostola Pulchripes but, I’m not sure. Her name is Hestia. Please help me out!!!
  11. J

    Hey! Im having a hard time deciding

    I'm a new tarantula keeper and I need help deciding on which species I should get for a beginner,here are some on my list: Brachypelma hamorii (red knee) Grammostola rosea (red rose hair) Grammostola pulcripes (chaco golden knee) Grammostola pulchra (brazillian black) Brachypelma albopisolum...
  12. trantula_vixxen_420


    Hi there guys and gals, I'm Brandy new here and loving all the info and helpful members out there! If you would have asked me a few years ago if I would ever keep a tarantula I would have said hell no! Flash forward to the present and I've got my 1st T and I'm addicted:) My 3 year old...