Acceptance is key…
Alrighty then, this is like the “old dog learning new tricks” part, as I post this first article corresponding with how I’m trying to create and go about this blog site all by myself (…not a techie like the wifey). 568 more words
For those interested in possibly breeding the Caribena versicolor in the future, here is an account of my pairing. All in all, it was a rather simple endeavor from start to finish, and I would encourage others to try it. 1,082 more words
Several years back, I got an email from a frantic hobbyist who was preparing to start his freshman year in college. 4,152 more words
Things I want to work on, bookmarked for me and you, and Migs!
Body part targeting beyond the nose:
Love the ‘don’t break your vet’ series, though some of it is more pressure/release than positive reinforcement (just doesn’t work as well with Migs) 6 more words
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NOTE: Normally I wait until I’ve kept a species for a while before writing husbandry notes for it. As part of my write-ups, I like to discuss their behaviors as spiderlings, juveniles, and adults, as the fact that I’ve raised one to young adulthood hopefully indicates that my care notes are accurate.
Gorgeous “baboon tarantulas” from South Africa, Harpactira species have become much more prevalent in the hobby as of late, with many vendors offering a variety of slings for sale. 1,474 more words