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Tarantula related stuff...

Discussion in 'Spiders and Inverts' started by Jamie, Feb 28, 2010.


  1. Nicky10

    Nicky10 PetForums VIP

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    I've always wanted one but only started looking into them recently. They seem like great very little effort pets
     
  2. RockRomantic

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    they are they look pretty to!
     
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    As much as Chile Rose Tarantulas are excellent begginer species, they sometimes come with the nickname of 'pet rock'.

    Try googling any Brachypelma species, they have a bit more colour to them and can be a bit more active. Slow growing species, so will live forever!

    here's a couple...

    Brachypelma smithi
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    Brachypelma klassi
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    Are they still pretty easy to look after? They're very pretty as bizarre as that sounds talking about a tarantula
     
  6. Jamie

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    Yes extremely easy. All Brachypelma species originate from Mexico, so keep them dry and warm, with a weekly misting of the tank and your well on your way to having a happy tarantula. :)

    Idealy you want a Greenbottle blue tarantula. Basically they are bomb proof as far as looking after them! Google it, you'll love 'em!
     
  7. Nicky10

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    So pretty :001_wub:. Are they hard to find in the UK?
     
  8. Jamie

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    Not that hard, I have 5 spiderlings that will be a breeding project when they mature. There is always 1 or 2 knocking around if you know where to look ;)
     
  9. Jamie

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    Its lovely. I won't be getting any for a while two young kids staying with us for a while but I'll have a look on that site when I am
     
  11. RockRomantic

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    Do it, you'll love this species as well. They are slightly different to the usual Brachypelma species as they don't take 500 years to grow!
     
  13. RockRomantic

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    going to see what he says first, was going to just order one but if i do and he doesn't really want it i'd feel awful but the price seems pretty cheap so i may convince him
     
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