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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Neopixal, May 27, 2018.

  1. Neopixal

    Neopixal New Member

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    Howdy, from west US and looking for a tarantula recommendation or 'my first' tarantula. I'm looking for a tarantula that's a bit skittish or on the intermediate side of things so I'm not completely off guard when I move up to more difficult species. I'm looking for a species that enjoys a 'lush' habitat and prefer it to be on the dwarf or small side of things.
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  2. Arachnoclown

    Arachnoclown Well-Known Member Premium Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Hapalopus sp Colombia (pumpkin patch) or Dolichothele diamantinensis (Brazilian Blue Dwarf Beauty Tarantula) both are dwarfs and a little on the skittish side but not aggresive.
  3. Enn49

    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Hi and welcome :)

    I agree with @Arachnoclown and would add Holothele sanguiniceps
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    MassExodus Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Agree with Enn and Arachnoclown, nothing to add except: If you like dwarfs, check out Enn's pic thread. She's got some nice ones. I only have one, a Euathlus sp tiger, but she's a doll, not skittish at all.
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  5. Dave Jay

    Dave Jay Well-Known Member

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  6. Enn49

    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I thought I'd add a list of Dwarf Ts that I either have or have kept in the past. You should find pics of all or at least most in my Media.

    Ami sp Panama
    Aphonopelma sp. Montane
    Catumiri argentinense
    Cyriocosmus bertae
    Cyriocosmus elegans
    Cyriocosmus perezmilesi
    Euathlus sp red
    Heterothele gabonensis
    Heterothele villosella
    Holothele sanguiniceps
    Kochiana brunnipes
    Metriopelma sp. Aragua
    Neoholothele incei
    Paraphysa sp. Tiger
    Phlogiellus atriceps
    Phlogiellus sp. Baeri
    Phlogiellu sp. karon
    Phlogiellus sp. Khao Lak
    Phlogiellus sp. Khao sok
    Phlogiellus sp. Koh Samui
    Phlogiellus sp. Thailand
  7. Enn49

    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I should add that the above Dwarf Ts are all 2" dls or under.
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    LC72uk Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Welcome to the Group...............LC72UK:):T:
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