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Recent content by SpiderMike

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    US Selling off Collection

    If you choose to ship elsewhere, I'd take the T. stirmi female. Thanks, Mike Wilmington, NC
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    US Tarantulas, Scorpions, Centipedes for Sale

    True enough. Although in his final years he had an ultimately terminal health condition nothing to with alcohol but which mimicked being drunk. Sad. But a Funny funny guy.
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    US Tarantulas, Scorpions, Centipedes for Sale

    Arthurs' grandma was a tough old bird. Anyone who hasn't seen the first 'Arthur' should, Dudley plays a fantastic drunk. The remake with Russell Brand was an abomination.
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    US Tarantulas, Scorpions, Centipedes for Sale

    Casey, did you ever see the original 'Arthur' movie with Dudley Moore? The church scene near the end and his Grandma intervenes a nasty situation; "Don't **** with me Bert!!" Just wondering.....
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    US More in Sale

    Okay, no probs. Thanks.
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    US More in Sale

    Local pickup only or willing to ship to NC please? Would be interested in Stirmi but not the enclosure.
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    New group w problems

    Also times have changed. When I bought T's back in the 2003-2007 period, just about every one arrived comfortably fulfilling the stated size so you looked forward to a new purchase. Had a hiatus for about 10 years but since getting back in I find over-estimates are the rule rather than the...
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    US G. pulchripes and N. chromatus females

    Any current picture of N. chromatus and approximately when did she last molt please? Thanks, Mike
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    Lasiodora parahybana

    More recently there's also been growing discussion about the likelihood that T's eating mice gives them a much larger dose of calcium than they really should get (as they only very occasionally take mice in their natural environment) and that too much of this could (not 100% proven) interfere...
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    Pink Toe molt.... i need reassurance or advice

    Only suggesting it because an 18 hour pause (stated no movement) in actual shed position is unusual and implies the spider is already in trouble so throw away the rule book because its Paramedic time.
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    Pink Toe molt.... i need reassurance or advice

    If you're saying 18 hours and still on her side and sort of half way through a molt, make sure to mist the enclosure (even with warm water rather than cold - but obviously not hot) so the atmosphere is moist because it does sound like the molt process maybe faltering. If its 18 hours after she...