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P sp machala Persephone eating a cricket

Discussion in 'Tarantula Photos and Videos' started by Whitelightning777, Jun 16, 2018.

  1. Whitelightning777

    Whitelightning777 Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    She's eating a cricket here. I briefly go into what you need to do to keep this species happy and demonstrate the temperment.

    Generally you shouldn't tap on the glass unless you're doing cage maintenance and don't want a feeding response. She's a very "pouncy" spider but neither is defensive or aggressive.

    Overall the temperment is very similar to a Lasiodora of similar size. Usually she's out in plain sight, not all that light sensitive either when eating.

    Enjoy the video.
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2018
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