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Discussion in 'Spiders and Inverts' started by DP21, Jan 29, 2012.


  1. DP21

    DP21 PetForums Newbie

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    New here, so sharing a few of my beloved spiders to the world.

    Poecilotheria formosa Adult Female (salem ornamental)
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    Brachypelma albopilosum Adult Female (Curly hair)
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    Ornithoctonus aureotibialis Sub Aadult Female (Thai yellow fringed)
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    Pterinochilus murinus RCF Mature Male And Female (Orange Baboon Tarantula/Orange Bitey Thing)
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    Phormictopus cancerides Adult Female (Haitain brown)
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    Nhandu controvilosus Adult Female (White stripped bird eater)
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    Haplopelma longipes Adult Female (Earth Tiger)
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    Lasiodora dificilis shed skin
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    Lasiodora dificilis all fresh and alot bigger (shall be breeding this one)
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    I have alot more but will be here all day so will upload more later :D

    Cheers for looking
     
  2. lymorelynn

    lymorelynn UN Peacekeeper in training
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    Sorry - had to close my eyes while passing your post for approval :eek:
     
  3. swatton42

    swatton42 PetForums Senior

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    That's an impressive crew of tarantula's you got there.
     
  4. Iluvmypets

    Iluvmypets PetForums Member

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    Do you have trouble finding girlfriends! :eek:
     
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    Sorry, I'm not a fan, I like the colour on the first picture though :)
     
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    They are stunning! What amazing colours - pics 1, 4 & 5 are my faves :D
     
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    swatton42 PetForums Senior

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    I would go out with someone with tarantula's, so there are some spidery girls about. :p
     
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    Gorgeous spiders, how big are they?
     
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    troublestrouble PetForums Senior

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    sorry, i normally stay on the dog bits but i;m terrified of spiders and i couldn't help myself. a part from completely freaking myself out and wishing they had come up in little boxes so i could prepare myself for each one, i didn't realise all the colours they can have on them, fascinating but i'm not sure i'll look again

    wow wow wow but :eek::eek::eek::eek:
     
  10. tjk

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    i went to my first show today and came back with a acanthoscurria geniculata for me and Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens for my girl so happy with em :D hope i spelt the names right lol
     
  11. tjk

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    and here they are :D
     

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    DP21 PetForums Newbie

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    Cheers all :D

    lol, no i have no issues with finding a girl, even the arachnophobes, who i have met, are no longer suffering from arachnophobia. Infact many of them are now proud owners of a few spiders them selfs. At first site for them, it is a shocker to see 150+ tarantulas in containers all shelved, and further more a huge tub of roaches (300 adult females 150 adult males) and anouther tub of bred roaches (2000+ captive bred roaches), then ontop of that several mums holding egg sacks, and several mums to be (hopefully). So it does come as an overwhelming experience for many, but after abit of educating, and abit of handling, they tend to fall in love with them, and no longer look at the spiders as just a simple "8 legged freak of nature" but apart of there lives, apart of "the family".

    Awww no, well ill be sure to keep the picture count down for you :D, so that way you wont have to blind fold your self to give premision for the post :p
     
  13. DP21

    DP21 PetForums Newbie

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    was that "SEAS" by any chance ? lol haha did great with the names :p. Now try saying them :blush:

    Very nice, if you get bored with them, let me know :001_tt1:

    There awesome spiders, have a couple of each, im hoping for a good result with them on the breeding side. Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens are a right nightmare to breed, its not the pairing, its the incubation that comes as a nightmare :crying: Non the less, see how it goes :D

    Congrads on the new additions !!! :w00t:
     
  14. DP21

    DP21 PetForums Newbie

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    Poecilotheria formosa (pic1) is approx 7 inch

    Brachypelma albopilosum (pic2) is approx 5.5 inch

    Ornithoctonus aureotibialis (pic3) is approx 9cm

    Pterinochilus murinus RCF Mature Male And Female (pic4) female approx 5.5 inch and the male approx 4 inch

    Phormictopus cancerides (pic5) is approx 8 inch

    Nhandu controvilosum (pic6) is approx 7 inch

    Haplopelma longipes (pic7) is approx 5.5 inch

    Lasiodora dificilis shed skin (pic8) is approx 6.5 inch

    Lasiodora dificilis freshly shed (pic9) is approx 8 inch

    The largest spider i have at pressent is my Lasiodora parhybana (brazilian salmon pink) she is a HUGE 9.5 inch and can grow to a maximum size of 10 inch :wink:


    Awww, well its good to see you could take the time to look with the phobia, and to say positive things is HUGE, thankyou for looking. I hope one day your able to over come the arachnophobia, these are very rewarding animals, and easy to care for. Thankyou for looking :w00t:
     
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    thank you :D i cant say them yet ! i think im a little to essex to say them right !

    yeah it was SEAS did you go ?
     
  16. Iluvmypets

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    Faints.............
     
  17. DP21

    DP21 PetForums Newbie

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    lol ahhh to essex is just an excuse lol... Anywho nearly all the time they are not actually said how there spelt. Such as "Haplopelma longipes". It is prounonced as

    "Hap-low-pelm-a Lon-gip-pez"

    Or

    Pterinochilus murinus is prounonced

    "Teran-chill-us mur-in-us"

    So does come confusing at times :eek:

    Noooo i wernt feeling it if im honest, ok...... i admit..... I HAVE MAN FLU but im not dieing so thats something eh lol

    lol, ahhh im sure in the situation you would be more concerned to run than faint. But then saying that, 1 on 1 with me and a docile, sweet tarantula, im betting you would be ok, maybe abit upset, and trembling but after a while you should be ok :p
     
  18. swatton42

    swatton42 PetForums Senior

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    If I had my way I would have a Mexican Red Knee Tarantula called Sanchez. But I live at home with my Mum who would never enter the house again if I had a spider of any form, and I'm not convinced Max would not try and break into the cage and eat it.
     
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    DP21 PetForums Newbie

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    I got my first when i lived at home, as much as i respect my mums rules, i left her without a choice... I came home one day with a chile rose RCF, took her some time, but she was happy around her. She addopted with the attitude that "as long as she doesnt see it, she is fine with it", then she got curiouse, and started to watch her, then handled her. Not that im advising you to do this lol, but some get success just simply educating the said person/s, or even making a promise that they wont even know the lil guy is there.

    Yea we had a dog at the time, my first ever bite was through my dog to lol. I sat on my bed, and then my staffy came running in, didnt harm the tarantula, but did cause her alot of stress, and panic. For the whole 5 seconds it took for me to put her back when this happend, felt like a life time when she was edgeing her fangs in and out. She is still very much alive today and doing great (10 years on). Now we have a cat, cocateil, which both seem very curiouse of the tarantula's.... Cat just sits there for hours watching, and the cocateil, just sits watching to but she has a habbit of moving from enclosure to enclosure ..... Kinda funny to watch :001_tt1:
     
  20. swatton42

    swatton42 PetForums Senior

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    Hmm I don't see Max jut watching somehow.

    So far we've found him sitting on top of the fish-tank trying to hook the feeding lid open and jumping on to the front porch to get through the window where the guinea pigs are kept.

    He will hunt ANYTHING! Feet, hands, hair, clothes, foil, leaves. Last night it was a roll of sellotape.

    Little g*t. I'll just have to be happy what I have for a while I think.
     
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