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  1. R

    Mystery Sling!

    I've acquired a mystery Sling from a shop that got them extra when they made the invert order, and were unsure of what they were. They came in with a total variety of species, so could be anything. My best guess so far is a B. smithi possibly.
  2. S

    Hi there! I'm new here in the Tarantula hobby.

    Hello, my name is Sean. I have always wanted a tarantula to add to my growing collection of deeply loved critters. Currently, I have 2 bearded dragons and a dog after having to relinquish my large fish tanks to good homes when I moved. I have recently acquired a Caribena Versicolor from my local...
  3. O

    Worried about impaction, need advice!

    Hi! My curly hair sling hasn’t been pooping in the last week or so, they did once after molt and that’s it. They are in no way lethargic but have been avoiding food after molting. I’m happy to see they created a bit of a door for their hide, they seem quite well otherwise. I’m worried because...
  4. O

    Slightly Odd Behaviour

    Hi! My sling has just recently molted (~1 week ago) and has not been hungry. She’s been standing in odd positions and I’ve also noticed this little area on her butt. Is this normal or should I be concerned?
  5. O

    Nicaraguan Curly Hair Molting?

    Lil Jane has stopped eating and her rump is a lot darker/rounder. I believe she’s in premolt, however I can’t really tell as the research I’ve done doesn’t 100% confirm it. What do y’all think?! First pic is her now, second is her when I moved her from one enclosure to another
  6. O

    Tlitlocatl Albopilosum (Nicaraguan Curly Hair)

    I am always lucky to catch sweet Jane grooming themselves. Such a lucky catch, i love those lil scritches!
  7. O

    My first tarantula, a Tliltocatl Albipilosus light patch

    I have just recently purchased my Nicaraguan Curly Hair sling and today noticed a light patch on their rear. First pic is when I transferred them to a proper enclosure, the second is today. I’ve done some research, but I thought it’d be best to ask here as well. I’m not too sure it’s premolt...
  8. C

    Ruptured abdomen on sling?

    I just noticed this on one of my Caribena versicolor slings (pic below) and I'm suspecting it's an injury? The brown color puts me off, so I'm here to ask for your opinion. And if it is an injury, what do you think this one's chances of survival are? I must note that as of now I didn't notice...
  9. Oredhel

    Grammostola pulchripes

    Hello! This is a feeding video of my first Grammostola pulchripes sling. Wasn't able to record the take down, she was too fast for me. XD I'm a new keeper (this is my second sling, i also own a t albo) and i love this forum, i'm learning a lot. Thank you all for sharing your experience and...
  10. Oredhel

    My first Sling =)

    Hello everyone! This is my first attempt to "rehouse" (not really a rehouse, just had to take her out for some maintenance at the enclosure). This is my very first sling, i'm starting with a T albo and she is doing great. Greetings from Argentina! =)
  11. C versicolor

    C versicolor

    Pretty baby
  12. Sericopelma sp santa catalina

    Sericopelma sp santa catalina

  13. remington

    Odd dark spot on sling's carapace

    When I first got this B albiceps sling, it had this dark spot on its carapace. I assumed it was just a speck of dirt, so I didn't think much of it. A month and a half later, it is still there, and upon inspecting it more closely it does not look like dirt. Anybody know what this is or what could...
  14. remington

    B albiceps sling looking thinner, not eating

    I got a 1/2 inch B albiceps sling roughly three weeks ago. I keep it in a top ventilated 50 dram vial filled halfway with sub. It has a hide, moss, and a water dish. Half the sub is kept lightly moist. I see it moving around sometimes, just yesterday I caught it grooming near the water dish...
  15. C versicolor

    C versicolor

    Lil' blueberry
  16. Olios giganteus i4 sling

    Olios giganteus i4 sling

    Recently molted
  17. remington

    B albiceps sling help

    Hi everyone. I picked up my second tarantula today (B albiceps) and realized that it was a lot smaller than I was expecting. When I got my first T, it was advertised as being 1/2". So I went for that size again, expecting it to be roughly the same. This sling is tiny. I think it's probably...
  18. G pulchra

    G pulchra

    Almost flipped over while tackling the roach lol
  19. G pulchra

    G pulchra

    New addition
  20. C darlingi

    C darlingi

    New addition