To some people they’re scary, to some people they’re beautiful, to other people they’re cute. I’m of course talking about the tarantula – one of the most popular exotic pets. These spiders are quite mysterious, and because of that, there are a lot of misconceptions regarding it. Today, I’m going to discuss one of the … Read more Do Tarantulas Jump? [Dispelling The Myth]
The Green Bottle Blue Tarantula, or, if you want to be scientific about it, the Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens, is one of the most popular tarantulas among hobbyists. It’s known as the Green Bottle Blue Tarantula because of its metallic blue legs and green-blueish carapace. The spider is very popular, but finding out if this tarantula is right … Read more Green Bottle Blue Tarantula 101: Complete Care Sheet
Every spider molts and tarantulas are no exception. However, when you’re new to owning tarantulas, the molting process might be a bit confusing. Since many tarantulas molt while laying on their back, it’s very common for inexperienced tarantula owners to be worried that their T is dying or that there is something wrong, while in … Read more Tarantula Molting 101: A Complete Guide
Are tarantulas nocturnal or are they diurnal? Do tarantulas even sleep or are they awake 24 hours a day? These are important questions for prospective tarantula owners. It’s important to know when your tarantula is active, and when it’s not. That way, you can know when you should leave it alone and when you can … Read more Are Tarantulas Nocturnal? [Do They Even Sleep?]
The Gooty Sapphire Tarantula, also known by its scientific name, Poecilotheria Metallica, is among the most beautiful of all the many different species of tarantulas. It has intricate patterns and stunning blue, yellow, and sometimes white colorations. Because of this, the animal is highly desired among hobbyists and pet owners and is often considered the … Read more Gooty Sapphire Tarantula 101 [Poecilotheria Metallica Care Sheet]
Are tarantulas blind? We all know that most spiders have many eyes, way more than we do. But do these eyes help them see better, or are they blind? That’s a great question, and something I’d like to answer today. I’m going to go over how many eyes the tarantula has, whether or not they … Read more Are Tarantulas Blind?
Are tarantulas friendly? Many people are afraid of spiders, and tarantulas, being among the biggest of them all, are often even more fear-inducing than the average spider to most people. But is this justified, or can they actually be really friendly towards humans? In today’s post, I’m going to go over a variety of different … Read more Are Tarantulas Friendly?