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Those Eight Legs!!!

Ello Elo Petrackers!

Yesterday I came across this HUGE rain spider and I had two options 1. RUN  and scream blue murder or 2. Stay and observe this fella. 183 more words

Power Feeding Tarantulas

Power feeding: The act of accelerating a tarantula’s growth by increasing temperatures and the amount and/or frequency it is fed.

If you’ve been in the hobby for any amount of time, you’ve likely been privy to a debate between hobbyists about the virtues or dangers of power feeding tarantulas. 1,935 more words

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Fun facts about Tarantulas!

Fun facts about tarantulas:

  1. The tarantula’s fangs hold back into its mouth like a pocketknife.
  1. Some tarantulas can live for two years without eating.
  1. There are some cave dwelling species of tarantulas that do not have eyes.
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The Best (and Most Ridiculous!) Tarantula Myths

There is something just so fascinating about a giant, hairy spider.

Whether you love them or hate them, tarantulas have the uncanny ability to capture our imaginations, pique our curiosity, and illicit powerful emotions. 3,538 more words

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Tarantulas - The Importance of Learning (and Using!) Scientific Names

What’s in a name?

For many years, I kept what I referred to as a “rosie” or “rose hair” tarantula, and I introduced it as such to any family members or friends who would show an interest in my unique pet. 1,918 more words

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Help ... My Tarantula Buried Itself!

It’s probably one of the most common, yet stressful, scenarios for a new tarantula keeper. After months of research and homework, you purchase your first tarantula sling. 1,906 more words

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C.J. Peter reblogged this on Casey's Overnight Cafe and commented:

I was going to blog about this interesting behavior, but cancerides beat me to it. :-)

Help ... My Tarantula Buried Itself!

It’s probably one of the most common, yet stressful, scenarios for a new tarantula keeper. After months of research and homework, you purchase your first tarantula sling. 1,906 more words

Tarantulas