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Getting a couple slings

Discussion in 'General Tarantula Discussion' started by Kaden Alexander, Jul 6, 2019.

  1. Kaden Alexander

    Kaden Alexander Well-Known Member

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    I might get a couple slings from Jamie’s Tarantulas because I just got a couple sling enclosures. I’m thinking I’ll get a 1/3” B. Albiceps and a 1/3” B. Boehmei. Each of them priced at $39.99. I’ll update you with pictures when I get them, but there’s a chance these might not be what I get. I don’t really want something that will grow super fast, but feel free to suggest other species. So you don’t say something I already have, here is all the species I currently own: Nhandu chromatus x2, Avicularia avicularia, Grammostola porteri, Brachypelma hamorii, Ephebopus murinus, and that is it.
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    ilovebrachys Well-Known Member

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    What about a B.Vagans or B.Verdezi -both beautiful and good feeders:) or a beautiful Dwarf species such as C.Elegans?
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    They have C. Leetzi which I was looking into. I also saw a B. Vagans. I’ve wanted vagans for a while but decided I liked Albiceps better lol. My brother wants Verdezi and I don’t want to make him mad by getting one, we kind of have a competition thing going on. Whoever says they want it first gets it is usually what we do.
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    ilovebrachys Well-Known Member

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    The Albiceps is a lovely T-as is the C.Leetzi-i have both of these and can highly recommend them both :)
    good to hear you got a bit of healthy competition going on with your brother!:D
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    Kaden Alexander Well-Known Member

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    I think if I get the C. Leetzi it will be the B. Boehmei that will get replaced. I might look on different sites to see if they have other Cyriocosmus sp. Perhaps C. Elegans. Gotta love your heart butts :D
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    The Leetzi is 1/4” and is priced at $45.00. Would you say that is reasonable? I don’t want to spend too much money on them because I might have to pay my parents back for letting me buy them.
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    I wouldn't know tbh on the price in the US-sorry I cant be more help with that:( some American members would be better to advise than me I think:)
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    The slings I’ve been looking into are B. albiceps, B. sabulosum, B. boehmei, B. emilia, C. leetzi (size may be a problem though), H. villosella, and N. carapoensis. Thing is, I can only get two.
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    All good choices:) will be a very hard decision to decide what two to choose!
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    I recommend B. emilia, they are a must in any collection. As for another B. albiceps are probably the most uncommon.

    By the way, where did you get those vials in your earlier post?
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    I've been pleased with my purchases from Jamie's. Prices seem to be in line with everyone else.
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    They are coin containers I found in a comic book store, my dad is starting a comic book collection.
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    Hmmmm, there is a comic store in my area, maybe I should go see if I could find some of those might entice me to get more dwarfs.
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    The ones I got were specifally for quarters, which is good for dwarfs but once the slings get 3/4” it gets tight.
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    Ok, things have changed. Jamie’s has added E. campestratus slings, which I think I’m going to get one. I’m still getting a B. emilia as well though. The H. villosella are out of stock, at least the ones that were the right size for my containers.
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    Lucky you-get a E.Campestratus if you can:D here in the uk they are extremely hard to get hold of and are No1 on my most wanted list:)i will be jealous:p
    B.Emelia's are gorgeous Ts too-Excellent choices
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    Thank you
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    Now it’s just getting them.
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