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Hello from Turkey

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Aykut Altuntop, Dec 4, 2018.

  1. Aykut Altuntop

    Aykut Altuntop Member

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    Hello guys im from Adana/Turkey. I am also a new member of Tarantula hobby i just bought a l4 cambridgei yesterday. İn our country it's not normal hobby (our people think) and there are not so much people have this hobby i hope you can help me and i can help you
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  2. Enn49

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

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    Hello Aykut. Welcome to the hobby and the forum.
    We're a very friendly bunch here and will answer any questions that you have.
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    castor New Member

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    Hello aykut, welcome here, no worries it's not a "normal" hobby in many countries :p
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    LC72uk Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Welcome to the Group..........:):T:
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    Dave Jay Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Welcome!
    We are all normal here, not like those weirdos that make up the general population!
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    Tortoise Tom Well-Known Member

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    Hello and welcome. I think you might be the first Turkish member here. Congratulations!

    Was this your first tarantula, or do you already have others?
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    Nunua Well-Known Member 3 Year Member

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    Hello and welcome to the family :)
    Tarantula husbandry is still more of a weird hobby in several places, so no need to worry about that. Even my hubby thought that me owning 12 tarantulas is weird, until I told him that several people own 50 - 300 individuals :D
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    Tortoise Tom Well-Known Member

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    My number of tarantulas is now measured in hours, not quantity numbers. As in: How many hours it takes to run through them all for food, water and cleaning.
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    Welcome.
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    Welcome my friend :beer:
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    Whitelightning777 Well-Known Member Premium Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Welcome to the forum.

    The nice thing about tarantulas is that they are fairly cheap to feed and don't take up much room. They are virtually silent.

    This means you can put the cages in a closet or an out of the way place. If you mail order, the new tarantulas come in fairly small packaging as well.

    I'm not suggesting you lie about them, just not volunteer the details to those without a need to know or don't live in your home.
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