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Ok, mini rant- I had someone give this statement on another board:
"Tarantulas don't bite unless hurt. The owners handle them and they get used to it."
I tried to explain to her that That's actually not true. and that handling for various reasons is not ideal.
I got the response: "I had that...
I have what I think are fruit flies. They are only in my cambridgei enclosure for some reason. They are on the substrate and walking around the sides. How do I get rid of these lil monsters. The enclosure hasn't been up long. I have ben battling them in my kitchen all summer but just noticed them...
Good old craigslist. I just saw this--
and got a chuckle. Just like parrots, tarantulas 'feather pluck' when in emotional duress-- who knew? I also like the implication that if he molts in a stressful environment, his hair will remain missing.
Recently I keep seeing threads asking if they are ready for some T species, so I was curious what people think are the most advanced T species, something you wouldn't recommend to not just a novice but also to some advanced owners. Personally I have kept NW terrestrials, speedy psalmopoeus, OW...
I got an avic versi but turned out to be a male so i shipped him off to find a mate
Now after the few days have past i have to tske down his terrarium and its making me sad...
i want another!
...the neighbors son gets sick and the first thing you do is ask the parents about their keeping parameters.
...you buy all kinds of healthy fruits, but only the cigarettes are for yourself.
...you can only smile when getting asked "Aren't those venomous?"
...you see the hamsters of the...
I just wanted to share a picture of the greatest starter tarantula there is if it was readily available. Anyway this is my mature male formerly known as Paraphysa sp north, he's been out on a breeding loan and I've been informed he was successful which is good. The reason I've...
So the reptile show in Hamburg, PA was yesterday. Kinda curious who all went and how many slings if any were purchased? Also do I have a problem if I walked out of there with 19 Slings??
I apologize if this has already been discussed, I ran a forum search but didn't see much.
I currently have my t collection on a small bookshelf. However, I would like to make something more secure with a latch/locking mechanism and visibility such as glass doors. Up until a month ago, my...
I was trying to wait until november to buy more at the next expo, but I couldn't help myself yesterday when I saw a local ad.
So now that I got my fix, I'm the proud new owner of a 6" female P. regalis and a female P. cambridgei of roughly the same size!
It's been a while since I had an adult...
Hi, I Was Wondering What Times Do all Of You Tend To Breed T's? I Prefer Around Mid Night. I Was Wondering Everyone Else's Preferences.
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