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  1. Phototoxin

    G. Pulchripes Enclosures

    So I'm hoping to get some juvenile/sub adult g.pulchripes (aka chaco golden knee) that are approx 3cm body length. I have yet to place in water dishes which will be milk-cartol lids. Everything has been cleaned/sterilised. I have made holes all around with one side being approx. 1cm lower on...
  2. U

    Tarantula in hide, Need to move cities

    Hey guys, so my Juvenile T (T. Albopilosus) went into her hide on the 14th Dec 2020, I assume to molt etc. the problem is I am planning on moving to a whole new city before the 16th of Jan , and I am taking a bus, the bus ride will be 24 Hours- I am hoping she comes out of her hide before then...
  3. Angelo

    Is my T stirmi enclosure enough size or too small?

    Thoughts on the size of the enclosure for this guy? He is nearly 7 inches i think. I just got him yesterday. The height of the enclosure is about 7 inches, with 2 inches of substrate. Do i need a much taller enclosure for him?
  4. ZacharyP

    My Setup

    I hope this is where I post something like this. I’m trying to be more of a participant on this forum so.....here’s how I keep my tarantulas. The enclosures up front (10 terrestrial and 4 arboreal) are acrylic from DreamCo plastics. The substrate is a mixture of coco fibre and sand. The water...
  5. Keymond69

    Theraphosa blondi HELP

    I'm ordering a 10 cm blondi for 95 quid off so many legs, I need some help with the enclosure,substrate and humidity. Could somebody please educate me on the best set up please. UK Would be very grateful .
  6. tigx

    Proud to show-off our Vivarium

    What do you think? Any suggestions for improvement? My son and I just got into the hobby, and started to bond more during COVID. We're happy to add two new slings, our Cameroon Red Baboon (Hysterocrates Gigas) and Antilles Pinktoe (Caribena Versicolor). Two Styles of Enclosures We hand...
  7. mrotsliah

    Jail Break?

    I have a lasiodora parahybana. I've had her in a 10 gallon tank with a metal screen top for several months now. Lately, she has been climbing all over the walls and on the screen top. I'm scared that she will fall. She has her fangs through the screen holes (see picture), and she seems to be...
  8. Jes

    Help! Bugs found in my GBB enclosure!

    Hi Guys! I just got my very first tarantula last month which is a very very pretty GBB sling. Today, while I was looking at her enclosure, I found a bunch of small black/gray bugs(video attached) feasting on what appears to be the leftovers of the dubia roach I fed her yesterday. I don't think...
  9. J

    Best substrate for arboreal T? (Avicularia Avicularia)

    What’s the best substrate for an Avicularia Avicularia? I’ve used soil that came in a kit when I first got her but I’m moving her to a bigger enclosure and was wondering what I should use? I’ve been reading coconut fiber every where would that be okay?
  10. Jacqueline King

    Vinegaroon - to heat or not to heat

    Hey everybody, I've recently acquired a giant vinegaroon and as I'm head over heels for her, I want to ensure the highest quality of care for my new friend. I've received conflicting information about the enclosure temperature I should be aiming to maintain. Some sources say to keep it heated to...
  11. S

    What can I use this for?

    I was gifted a zoo med creature habitat about a year ago and I’m at a loss for what to use it for. Would there be any good new world beginner Ts out there that this enclosure could suit?
  12. Ajbeardow

    Mould on wooden decor

    I'm having some issues with mould on wooden decor in my stick insect enclosure. They're in an Exo-Terra nano tall, with a mesh lid and the front ventilation below the door. It's the first time I've used coir with sticks/mantids, as I usually use vermiculite. It's a ready-to-use hydrated coir...
  13. Ajbeardow

    Acrylic/Glass enclosure suppliers in the UK?

    Hi guys, Can anyone suggest the best place in the UK for acrylic or glass enclosures. Ideally looking for somewhere with a variety of sizes. I saw @Enn49 recommend these https://spidershop.pl/en/product/terrarium-20x20x30/. Are these the best option for us in the UK, or is there anywhere...
  14. Ajbeardow

    Acanthoscurria geniculata slings in their new pots

    Just transferred my Whiteknee slings to a new pot (bit early but wanted to see them clearer without disturbing them) and thought I'd take a couple shots. They're invert viewing pots, so have a magnifying lid, which is quite nice for seeing all their little details. They're out of direct light...
  15. I

    Too much decoration?

    Hi all, I got a bit concerned when my G. pulchra disappeared into a hiding spot shortly after being rehomed into what I’ll admit is too big of an enclosure. However, she (unsexed but ) has recently reappeared, freshly molted and looking beautiful. She’s drinking from her new bowl and has eaten...
  16. 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...
  17. octanejunkie

    Avic housing question - post molt

    Granted that's is nearly impossible to replicate a natural environment in a small glass box, what in your experience is the optimal Avic housing scenario if you have a few animals/enclosures that you'd like to display rather than cloister away in a cabinet or special room? My T enclosures are...
  18. T

    Is this lid safe for a tarantula

    Hello tarantula experts, I am in the process of preparing for my very first tarantula, a Mexican red knee, but while I was researching, I heard from multiple sources that it is not safe to put your tarantula in an enclosure with a mesh lid, I would like some confirmation on weather the lid I...
  19. Jacqueline King

    Suspended water dish for a. avic?

    Hi, I'm an insect enthusiast/owner who is new to owning a tarantula. I've read different things about ensuring the hydration of my avic. The breeder said they would get almost all of their hydration from their prey and not to worry about a water dish, but that doesn't seem right. Some people...
  20. Tootsie Is Out!

    Tootsie Is Out!

    Right after rehousing, they went into a molt. Now they're out and about. My sweet little p. irminia.