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Discussion in 'Brachypelma' started by Ethel Webster, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. Ethel Webster

    Ethel Webster Member

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    Today, I found a bargain tank in a charity shop that I just couldn't refuse! Am thinking of getting either an Emilia, Boehmei or Smithi. It's 30cm wide, 20cm deep and 20cm high. Would this tank be OK for any of these 3? I already have 2 Versicolor slings and would like a terrestrial T that I will get to see sat out rather than a 'pet hole'.

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    Ethel Webster Member

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    After doing some research I think I'll go with a B. Emilia.
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    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Good choice. I would have said any of the Brachypelmas are good. I have 1 Emelia, 3 Hamorii (ex smithi) and have an albiceps arriving this weekend.
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    Would you say your Emilia is pretty chilled out?
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    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Yes, so far all my Brachypelmas are calm and they are know for being placid Ts.
    I forgot to say I also have 4 albopilosum and they are just as calm.
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    Omg that's the best tank ever!, I just cant ever find any in charity shops and the cost of these things is obscene full price. I mostly check eBay and schpock for cheapo ones.
    My latest T was a B.Vagans (red rump) but she's smaller than my little fingernail so I can't tell how she will behave yet unfortunately, flighty at her young age though.
    Doesn't help I know cus it isn't one you listed in the options


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    I'd also be tempted to plug up the holes on either side incase a T decides to climb and get a leg stuck through one of them.


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    Just a little update! Since I posted this, I have picked up a Hamorii juvenile, an Emilia sling and a B. Albop Nicaragua juvenile. Now on the search for a B. Auratum! Nothing is big enough to go in that tank yet.
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    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Congratulations on the new arrivals :)
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    Congrats on new arrivals.......:):T:
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    WolfSpider Well-Known Member

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    ....and that Children is the sad tale of an addict....unfortunately, one of many....let it be a cautionary tale.
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    Haha! Yep! I guess I am! I also want an Arizona Desert blonde and a B. Boehmei!
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    Aphonopelma calcodes .
    Here's the MM they have in the pet shop I get my Ts from:
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