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): Full 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 Entre Rios Tarantula is larger, faster, and more aggressive. It also packs a stunning look with bright colors over a … 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): Full Guide

The Hispaniolan Giant Tarantula (Phormictopus cancerides) 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 … Read more

Amazon Sapphire Tarantula (Ybyrapora diversipes): Care Guide

The Amazon Sapphire Tarantula (Ybyrapora diversipes) receives her name thanks to her vibrant colors. This New World arboreal species is new in the hobby, making her difficult to find, but that makes her all the more desirable for some collectors. She’s also skittish and defensive, which means beginners shouldn’t handle her. However, she’s still a … Read more

Pinkfoot Goliath Tarantula (Theraphosa apophysis): Care Guide

The Pinkfoot Goliath Tarantula (Theraphosa apophysis) is, next to the Goliath Birdeater and the Burgundy Goliath Birdeater, the biggest tarantula in the world. It’s a New World Terrestrial species whose large size and unique appearance have made them the object of interest for many hobbyists around the world. A welcome addition to any collection, the … Read more