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Size does matter

Discussion in 'Tarantula Enclosures' started by Bubbles, Jun 6, 2018.

  1. Bubbles

    Bubbles Member

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    Recently bubbles has grown and I'm worrying his enclosure is too small he is defo 2" across now. His enclosure is 5"x7"x3" with an inch of substrate which he enjoys digging in. I'm sure there was an equasion like 3x width and double the height but i cannot remember. Please help.

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  2. MassExodus

    MassExodus Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Personally, I keep juvie Brachys in 2.5 gallon aquariums, then move them up to five, or ten, depending. Lovely hamorri you have there.
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    Tortoise Tom Well-Known Member

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    Me too. When mine reach that size, I move them into 5 gallon cubes.
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    Whitelightning777 Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    As long as the T can find it's food and dress into a routine the cage size isn't too big. Excessively small cages can stress Ts when you do maintenance and increases the risk that they'll bolt out.