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Discussion in 'General Tarantula Discussion' started by spodermin, Jul 9, 2019.

  1. spodermin

    spodermin Well-Known Member

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    You can only have 4 spiders.

    A terrestrial (new world)
    An arboreal (one of each)
    And a fossorial (old world)

    What 4 species do you choose?
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    Kaden Alexander Well-Known Member

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    New world: Grammostola pulchra
    Arboreals: Avicularia minatrix, Poecilotheria metallica
    Old World: Heterothele villosella (when my mature male died it broke me, I couldn’t live without one)
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    Rs50matt Well-Known Member

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    New world : H chilensis
    Arboreal : C Versicolor
    P Ornata
    Fossorial: H Himalayana
    N incei gold if New world was option
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    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member Premium Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    New World - B. albopilosum
    Arboreal - P. metallica, P. reduncus
    Fossorial - I. mira
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    ilovebrachys Well-Known Member

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    New world B.Hamorii
    Arboreal P.Irminia and P.Ornata
    Fossorial P.Muticus
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    Matthew Well-Known Member

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    New world : Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens
    Arboreal : Caribena versicolor, Poecilotheria subfusca
    Fossorial: Haplopelma lividum
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    PanzoN88 Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    New world: H. chilensis
    Arboreal: P. sp. sabah blue, P. cambridgei
    Fossorial: E. pachypus
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    Arachnoclown Well-Known Member Premium Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Brachypelma smithi (not hamorii)
    Avicularia Braunshauseni
    Poecilotheria ornata
    Hysterocrates gigas
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    T. Stirmi
    P. Irminia
    P. Regalis
    H. Gigas
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    As a newbie, I am loving this. I'm highlighting each choice & google searching it. I am learning so much here, reading the various posts.

    I cannot do 4. But I have decided one, that I have decided I really want as a sling. Euathlus sp. red, now renamed Homoeomma Chilensis.
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    Avicularia Kael Well-Known Member

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    A. sp. Kwitara
    B. albopilosum
    C. darlingi
    I. mira
  12. Rs50matt

    Rs50matt Well-Known Member

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    New favourite person. Chilensis is best T in hobby :). Very slow growing but worth it :D Thespidershop.co.uk have slings for sale atm if you are looking.
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    Thank you, I will have a look. I did not see them there when I looked a few days ago. Everything I have read about the Chilensis says it's the T for me. It is not the biggest, or the most beautiful. But it has a personality that is different to most.
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    Rs50matt Well-Known Member

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    They're the biggest of the dwarf species but yeah not as large as other Ts. They aren't the most colourful or striking but they're very cute and inquisitive. As slings they are very very small thou and grown very slowly. I've had my sling for around a year and it molted recently and it's still tiny.
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    Thanks. I don't want to head too far off the thread topic. But I will be ordering one of these very soon. I go to look at an adult someone is selling on Saturday & then I'll sort out a spiderling & I have the Chilensis at thespidershop in my favourites list now. Thanks.
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    spodermin Well-Known Member

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    Feel free to derail. A good thread generates discussion, I'm not gonna cry if the discussion takes a mind of its own. Glad to hear the thread has helped you learn about some new species

    Stellar lists everyone, notice how I didn't include mine because its way too hard for me to decide lmao I can narrow it down to 3 for each category, that's the best I can do
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    Rs50matt Well-Known Member

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    I wanted to inclued E Campestratus for new world terrestrial but imo nothing can trump H Chilensis :D. If it was possible to only pick 4 then people wouldn't have collections of 100's :p
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    It would have been cool to add a true spider as well...maybe next time.:)
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    spodermin Well-Known Member

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    Shittt you're right
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    Shampain Well-Known Member

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    NW Ter: Pamphobeteus Arana Pollito (chicken spider)
    NW arb: Avic versi
    OW arb: P.Subfusca highland
    Foss: I.Mira
    True sp: P. Nigriventer