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  1. Grandsouls

    How long to wait for a sack?

    Bred my G Porteri’s I think about 3 months ago. She’s looking plump she has been eating quite a lot as well though. I was just wondering is there certain Tell tail signs that she could be laying soon? How long should you wait until you attempt breeding again? Kept in silent room that’s dark...
  2. Grandsouls

    K. Brunnipes Growth Rate.

    Seeing bit of a mixed message online in terms of growth rate on these guys. Anyone have first hand experience with these guys? I just got 11 of these little guys all only about one quarter inch. Eating well on cricket bits, will have pinheads born shortly. They live in a dark room kept about 78...
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    Can you sex P Regalis by sight ?

    Hello! I just got what I am told most likely male P Regalis. It just moltEd unfortunately so I’ll have to wait a bit before I am able to check by molt. It’s about 6 and half inches maybe? Little longer if legs shot straight. I look up male P Regalis male and it looks nothing like mine though...
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    New additions!

    Jumped off into the deep end today. Got my first old worlds a H. Mac and a P. Regalis l. Big jump for me maybe, but very cautious. I’ve transported/ housed them using cup glued on cardboard trick so there’s almost zero chance of escape. The P. Regalis was very relaxed as long as I was calm. The...
  5. Grandsouls

    Tarantula feeding problem.

    So i am in a little bit of a pickle, none of my T's want to eat super/meal worms. I have young crickets I bred few weeks old, avic is young so they will be old enough soon for her to eat, but my big guys will have to wait a while.. I found a supplier near me, only one I can seem to find at the...
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    G. Porteri successful breeding.

    Hello everyone! I got a male match up with my female G. Porteri Was very successful breeding, there was not tapping or anything just straight to breeding lasted about 60-70 seconds. He almost laid her flat on her back he did such a good job! Will be expecting a sack hopefully! She went through...
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    G Porteri breeding.

    Hello everyone! I am expecting a mature male G. Porteri in the male tomorrow! I am told he fully matured about 8 months ago and has laid 2 sperm webs, and was just starting third when he got shipped. My female is fully mature at about 15-20 years ( Not sure how old..I got her fully mature about...
  8. Grandsouls

    how strong are tarantulas exactly..?

    I got a Sterilite tub for a soon to be here male Rose hair. Its the ones with a white snap on lid like the one pictured ( Exact same design just different size ) I use to keep smaller species of snakes in this type of tub, but they where in a shelf set up. Started thinking perhaps he would be...
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    Avicularia enclosure upgrade.

    Previously kept in tall cricket tub. However I was not content with the amount of ventilation as well really wanted to keep some live plants in there as I have surplus amount of pothos plants. And today I noticed tiny bit of white growing on soil by the stick. It is a old dog biscuit...
  10. Grandsouls

    Help me identify my Avicularia!

    Shes only about 3 inches or so so not sure if you'll be able to tell. Sorry for the quality, not great, Although does not show up super well, her hairs on legs are fairly red, and very very red/orange with the tiger stripes of black on the side, and the black stripe in the middle. She has...
  11. Grandsouls

    looking for advice for new keeper

    Hello! Try to make this quick. I have kept a rosea for many years. She has always been a evil little thing. I recently got a pink toe and plan on getting many more! I am just wondering how bad of a idea it would be to get a old world next? I love pokies and P. Metallica's. I have lots of...
  12. Grandsouls

    New to hobby and forums! Hello!

    Hello! Just joined this forum, I have just started getting into the hobby ( excluding my female rosea, iv had her for over 10 years :P ) I never was able to keep tarantulas, as my ex was very against them, however she is now out of the way so time to have fun! I have a rosea, and a pink toe...
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