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Hello from Illinois

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Rob206, Sep 22, 2018.

  1. Rob206

    Rob206 New Member

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    Hi, I seem to have a new interest in tarantulas and spiders. Looking for some recommended reading and any good websites to check out.
    Thanks
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    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member Premium Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Hi Rob, They are fascinating creatures and you'll find plenty great advice on here. We're a friendly bunch here so if you have any questions feel free to ask.
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  3. Rob206

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    I just ordered the Biology of Spiders from Amazon. Hopefully that's a good starter book
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    Hey Rob,

    Welcome! Fellow Illinoisan here. It's a great hobby and T's are fascinating creatures. Tons of resources here on this forum too. The classifieds here are a good place to find your first T, and please ask any questions you have and we'll be happy to answer. Some "other" forums have a very elitist attitude towards new keepers, but you won't find that at Tarantula Forum.
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    Shampain Well-Known Member

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    Hi Rob! :T:[​IMG]
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    LC72uk Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Welcome to the Group Rob..............LC72UK:):T:
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    Recommended reading: Stan Schultz. There are many questions answered here, and on AB, the search function will save you, in a pinch. Youtube, forums and papers by arachnologists will get you through any problems or questions. Enjoy, and welcome to the hobby.