Tarantula Molting: A Complete Guide (With Pictures)

Every spider molts and tarantulas are no exception. However, when you’re new to owning these arachnids, this whole process might be a bit confusing. Since they often molt while laying on their back, it’s very common for inexperienced owners to be worried that their tarantula is dying or that there is something wrong, while in … Read more

Are Tarantulas Nocturnal? [Do They Even Sleep?]

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 owners. It’s important to know when they are active, and when they’re not. That way, you can know when you should leave it alone and when you can interact with … Read more

Gooty Sapphire Tarantula (Poecilotheria Metallica): Full Guide

The Gooty Sapphire Tarantula, also known by its scientific name, Poecilotheria Metallica, is an Old World Arboreal species that is native to India. There are over 800 identified tarantula species and the GST is often considered to be the most beautiful of them all. It has intricate patterns and stunning blue, yellow, and sometimes white … Read more

Are Tarantulas Blind?

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 Friendly?

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