Top 9 Mexican Tarantula Species (With Pictures!)

Tarantulas natively inhabit a variety of different countries. One of the countries that many tarantulas call home is Mexico. In total, it’s estimated that the country is home to 66 different tarantula species, including some of the most famous ones. Generally speaking, Mexican Tarantulas are relatively docile and have long lifespans, but that’s not always … Read more

Top 7 Baboon Tarantula Species (With Pictures!)

Baboon Tarantulas or Baboon spiders are tarantulas that are part of the Harpactirinae subfamily. These tarantulas are native to Africa and are known for their powerful bites and potent venom. However, even though the only “official” baboon spiders are in the Harpactirinae subfamily, there are several tarantulas in other subfamilies that also bear the “baboon” name as … Read more

Top 20 Most Colorful Tarantula Species (With Pictures!)

Tarantulas are marvelous arachnids that come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and colors. Today, we’re going to take a look at the top 20 most colorful tarantula species. Colorful tarantulas are highly desired by pet owners because they’re so beautiful to look at. As we’ll soon discover, some of these colorful tarantula species … Read more

Top 10 Biggest Tarantulas in the World (With Pictures!)

Tarantulas are fascinating animals that come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. There are over 800 unique tarantula species, so there’s a lot of diversity when it comes to these interesting arachnids. Some of these spiders are quite tiny, but others grow to gargantuan sizes of over 11 inches! With so many different … Read more

Top 10 Terrific Terrestrial Tarantulas (With Pictures!)

Tarantulas are rising in popularity as exotic pets around the world. They’re interesting, beautiful, amazing, and an excellent choice for people without much space. They’re also highly diverse, with hundreds of different species worldwide. Having so many to choose from may be overwhelming, so we prepared a list to guide you in choosing your next … Read more

Top 10 Amazing Arboreal Tarantulas (With Pictures!)

Pets, display, and decoration are some of the roles a tarantula can fulfill in our homes. These amazing animals are popular pets, valued for their beauty and interesting behavior. They’re also very diverse, having more than 5,000 different species to choose from. Having so many alternatives for a pet may make the acquisition process overwhelming, … Read more

Entre Rios Tarantula (Grammostola iheringi): Care Guide

The Entre Rios Tarantula is a New World Terrestrial species native to South America. It’s a beautiful spider that is considered a happy surprise among experienced hobbyists. Unlike other members of the Grammostola genus, the ERT is larger, faster, and more aggressive. It also packs a stunning look with bright colors over a velvety black … Read more

Brazilian Black Tarantula (Grammostola pulchra): Care Guide

The Brazilian Black Tarantula (Grammostola pulchra) is a terrestrial New World species native to Brazil. It’s highly desired among hobbyists for its jet-black body, docile temperament, and long lifespan. Their docile temperament in combination with their non-potent venom also makes them a very suitable species for beginner hobbyists. If the Brazilian Black Tarantula has drawn … Read more

Top 10 New World Tarantula Species (With Pictures!)

There are over 900 tarantula species, and new ones are still identified every year. Today, we’re taking a closer look at New World Tarantulas specifically. New World Tarantulas are those that are endemic to North and South America. They’re typically more docile than Old World species and often have urticating hairs. In addition, they’re often … Read more

Hispaniolan Giant Tarantula (Phormictopus cancerides): Care Guide

The Hispaniolan Giant Tarantula is a terrestrial New World species from Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Most owners agree that it’s a highly underrated spider in the hobby. With a reputation for being aggressive, flicking hairs, and having a strong venom, most hobbyists don’t see the appeal in owning one. However, they make for excellent … Read more