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Tom's Big Spiders - The Podcast

After much debate, I’ve decided to start a weekly podcast about tarantulas and other arachnids. I had been asked about starting a podcast a few times over the years, and as I really didn’t know too much about them, I scoffed at the idea. 537 more words


Husbandry -from the other horse's mouthes

Things I want to work on, bookmarked for me and you, and Migs!

Body part targeting beyond the nose:


Worming paste:

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

Coremiocnemis hoggi Husbandry Notes

Coremiocnemis hoggi Husbandry Notes

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.

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Harpactira Genus - Husbandry Notes

Harpactira Husbandry Notes (ft. H. baviana, H. cafreriana, H. hamiltoni, and H. pulchripes)

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


Types of Housing & Materials

There are two main types of cages and enclosures – the walk in type and the ‘upright cage’ type. Walk in cages or enclosures are large and should at least be large enough for a person to walk in. 998 more words



Housing is a topic we all had to look into before purchasing at a ferret at some stage. For those who are completely new to ferrets, how you house your ferret is a very important subject. 728 more words


How to add new beef calves to a hobby farm for cheap

On Saturday we went to the Enumclaw livestock auction, one of my new favorite places. We never know what we will find and honestly, it’s an absolute blast. 346 more words