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Hello from Brazil

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by lexan.ko, Nov 18, 2018.

  1. lexan.ko

    lexan.ko New Member

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    Hi!

    My name is Samuel Koch, I'm 32 years old. I', live in southern region of Brazil in a state called Rio Grande do Sul (South Big River), this state make border with Argentina and Uruguay. The climate here is very different for Brazilian patterns, our winter is really cold ( for Brazilian standards) an it is possible even to snow here, it's rare but its occur.

    Due to that i would like to ask for a little help to identify a tarantula that i found in my greenhouse. I'm a strawberry farmer and i found it beneath a pile of old stuff on the ground. It was between the ground and the pile of stuff, not burried or something like that.

    Could you help Me? I'm correcting my mistakes to take care of it reading this forum. I just realized that it's enclosure is to big for it's size. By the way, Very awesome work you are doing. Congrats.

    And i just realized it is a female because she laid some eggs last night. Lucky me or not, i do not have so sure...

    The pics are attached.

    Sorry for my English skills, i don't use it very often.

    Hugs from a friend from Brazil.

    See ya!

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  2. Enn49

    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member Premium Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Hello and welcome to the forum :)
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  3. WolfSpider

    WolfSpider Well-Known Member

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    Welcome. We are a friendly lot and will help where we can. It looks like a Phormictopus sp. to me—maybe Brasiliensis??
    @KezyGLA is the expert on this.
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    KezyGLA Well-Known Member

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    Welcome.

    I am not entirely sure what you have there. It will be hard to get an iD from photograph.

    Unfortunately the eggs will not survive as there is a hole in the egg sac.

    Based on appearance and where you are located, I would guess it is an Acanthoscurria species. I couldnt tell you which one.
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    Welcome! It's a nice looking spider whatever it is!
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    lexan.ko New Member

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    Thanks you guys. I'm learning a lot about tarantulas in this forum.

    She is not keeping the egg sac anymore anymore. I captured the beginning of the process when she made the "bed" to lay the eggs. I thought that it would be her nest...

    At least I know for sure that it is a female!

    See ya!

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  7. Enn49

    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member Premium Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Whatever she is, she's lovely and I hope you will keep us updated on her progress.
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    LC72uk Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Welcome to the Group Samuel :):T:
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