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  1. 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...
  2. G

    Is this size enclosure okay

    I have a GBB sling just wondering if the size of this enclosure is okay
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. 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...
  6. 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!
  7. 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...
  8. 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?
  9. Mugsy


    Hi! I'm a newbie at this hobby and I've got a B. albiceps sling, any advice?
  10. 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?
  11. 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 :)...
  12. JSReptilesUK


    Just wanted to drop a message to say hello - I have been an avid exotics keeper for several years now, mostly reptiles but I do now have 15 tarantulas! And although I care for them to the best of my ability, I wanted to come and learn more from the more experienced keepers. My favourites are...
  13. Lady J

    DIY - Enclosures of your own design

    Hi everyone. I am new to the forum but I wanted to talk about T enclosures. Frankly I hate all of them for one reason or another they're not practical. I decided to design my own. Right now I have one kritter keeper and two hobby lobby enclosures. The Kritter keeper lid is hard to remove and the...
  14. Reptilian Nation Expo


    Halloween Reptile Expo. 2 Buildings of Reptiles, Amphibians, Arachnids and Supplies. Tons of Breeders and Vendors. Venomous Snake Presentations, Exhibits and Shows, Costume Contests and other Halloween related activities. DATES/TIMES October 27 (10am-5pm) October 28 (10am-4pm)...
  15. KIM QUY

    US Traded-Adult female G. porteria

    Hi! I have an adult female G. Porteria (NCF "G. Rosea"). Due to the current negotiated limit with my partner of 2 tarantulas in our household, I must either trade or sell this lovely lady in order to try out other species. She is very docile, been handled a few times. She had never flicked her...
  16. Xfreedombulletx

    NO LONGER AVAIL: Grammostola pulchra/Brazilian Black STUD

    So, this is my first tarantula, I've had him for 3 years and found out through online researching that his last molt was his "adult" molt and he's a mature tarantula now (my little boy's grown up *tears welling*) in the excitement, I also discovered that he really only has another year to year...
  17. Reptilian Nation Expo


    Largest reptile event to ever hit Las Vegas. Our 3rd event will be bigger and better than the previous!! 1000s of Reptiles, Amphibians, Arachnids and Supplies for Sale.. 60+ Breeders/Vendors. Venomous Snakes Shows and Exhibits (Exotic and Local NV). DATES/TIMES September 15, 2018...
  18. E

    New Grammostola pulchripes

    Hi! I'm getting my first T in a few days, a Grammostola pulchripes sling, it's about 1"/1,5". I will be getting it from a reptile shop, and they said it's a female. But isn't it impossible to sex them when they're so small? I searched on internet but I can only find methods to sex them when...
  19. Avion1929

    Tarantula Sling Identification Help

    I'd been wanting to get a tarantula for a while and impulse bought a sling from a local pet store. It was labeled as 'Pink Toed Tarantula (Metallic)'. To be honest I wasn't expecting to get a Pink Toe as my first and hadn't known what an adult looked like, but when I google the adult images...
  20. TarantulaqueenRm

    New sling enclosure?

    Hi! So, I have never owned a T before and have been doing all my research as to what they need and everything. The other day I just so happened to find these little 4x5" Halloween containers, and I thought it was too cute! Now I was wondering would I be able to house my incoming 3/4 G. Pulchra...