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    Help with my sling!

    Hey y’all! I just got my first sling (an a. Hentzi) and he keeps climbing the walls of his enclosure (even going as far as to climb onto the ceiling!) he is in a very small enclosure - a Jamie’s Tarantula’s sling enclosure, and I have maybe three inches worth of substrate in his tank. He hasn’t...
  2. Ajbeardow

    Amateur Macro Shots - Acanthoscurria geniculata slings

    Threw the cheap macro lens adaptor on my phone and took a few photos of my whiteknee slings. Quite a short focal range on it. Planning to do some focus stacking in the future to try and capture all of the deltails. Need to invest in a macro lens for my DSLR now that I have something tiny to...
  3. 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...
  4. C. versi sling "doing laps"

    C. versi sling "doing laps"

  5. HTay

    Too young?

    How old do they have to be? I have a GBB sling that’s about 1/2” and a good under belly shot. I attached the photo just in case. I also suck at sexing.
  6. I

    My B.emilia sling is floating?!

    Hey everyone :) No i don‘t have a flying tarantula but sort of a problem tho. I often find my little sling floating on top of the water in her water dish. And I mean often, she‘s been doing this for weeks now. I tried raising humidity but that didnt seem to affect the behaviour, I think the...
  7. C

    What is my Tarantula Sling?

    I found this sling in Sunflower Arizona almost a year ago and im still having trouble trying to find out what he might be. Someone have any suggestions?
  8. M

    Is this a pamphobeteus sp flammifera sling?

    A friend sent me a picture from a small mom and pop pet shop saying that they were not sure even what to put it as or how to price it. They have it labeled as a pamphobeteus sp flammifera but the slings that I see online look like they have darker legs and the pattern looks just a tad different...
  9. Now it's cute..

    Now it's cute..

    Wait till it gets older
  10. My slings

    My slings

    Phormictopus sp purple 1 H.maculata 1 C.fimbriatus 1 P.murinus 3 B.albopilosum 2 C.darlingi 2
  11. Crax

    How to spot an escape artist in the making.

    My S. Cal, Telle, caught in the act of testing her enclosure borders. I think it's a female because her growth is significantly slower than most her age. So my conclusion is either she's an escape artist in the making, a velociraptor in a spider's costume, or a reincarnated security guard...
  12. G

    Is this size enclosure okay

    I have a GBB sling just wondering if the size of this enclosure is okay
  13. Harpactira cafreriana coastal

    Harpactira cafreriana coastal

    I'm extremely happy seeing that this little one has enjoyed a big meal last night. Now I just want it to molt and take a one step further away from the delicate sling state.
  14. 0.0.1 P. metallica

    0.0.1 P. metallica

    One of my two P. metallica slings has been eating VERY well... Let's hope a molt is coming soon lol
  15. Laurebai

    G. Pulchra Pre-molt or just living her best life?

    Hello all, relatively new to the hobby, got my first T about 18 months ago, but first time sling owner. I've got an adult striped-knee, and previously had a pink-toe who, unfortunately was lost to a molting accident, so I tend to get nervous around molts, especially any of my babies first one...
  16. Codes

    My 2 new Eupalaestrus campestratus slings!

    Just got these 2 from a dear friend of mine and I can't wait till they grow up already...hoping for 2 females lol. They are currently at 1/3 of an inch!
  17. Codes

    Are these good enough for my slings?

    Hi everyone, just got two 1/3 inch slings and I set up their enclosures as best as I could for how small they are, I packed down the substrate as tight as I could and also put sphagnum moss in each one soaked in water...is that good enough for now? P.s poked as much tiny holes as I could for the...
  18. Mugsy

    Best way to feed slings?

    So I have a sling B albiceps and was wondeing what would be the best way to feed them. Do they like it pre-killed or live?
  19. Mugsy


    Hi! I'm a newbie at this hobby and I've got a B. albiceps sling, any advice?
  20. Mugsy

    How long do I have to wait until I feed my B. albicep sling?

    Hi guys, I'm a beginner at keeping tarantulas and I wanted to ask a question. My B. albicep sling has just molted 3 days ago, I tried to feed it and he keeps refusing it what should I do?