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Travis Reed - 2007-09-09
Also note that red-footed tortoses LOVE humidity. If your tortoise is kept inside or in an outside enclosure in an area with low humidity you must provide them humidity. If you can't provide a smoke machine/mister or frequent sprinklers, I have found it effective to turn a plastic container such as a trash can on its side, bury it a couple inches in the ground, and fill it up with mulch. Keeping the mulch wet all the time allows for a good humidified area that your tortoise can crawl into and regulate his own humidity. Enjoy your red-foot and take good care of him/her!

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Khan - 2014-08-11
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  • Sarfaraz Ahmed - 2014-10-24
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Animal-World info on Mombasa Baboon Spider
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aimee - 2009-03-04
My friend has one named gloria and it's really surprising to read how aggresive they are. I don't know about you but it's the laziest pet in the house and hasn't displayed any aggresive behavior to the hundreds of people who've handled it in the 2-3 months he's had it. I hope it's not sick or anything.

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  • Marc - 2010-07-30
    It's like if you own a tiger. It might not be aggressive if it's been taught to be around humans, and it's well fed, but one day it might have fear or his instincts might get stronger and, pop, it will attack.
  • Simon - 2011-03-30
    So long as the tarantula is eating on a weekly basis & the colors & hair look vibrant & fuzzy it should be ok mine is very lazy unless it involves food or making someone back away because he does not like to be messed with, if you have any questions please let me know I have been raising & caring for tarantulas of all kinds for 21 years so please ask away I do not mind at all.
  • Dougie - 2014-10-23
    CUDNY AGREE MORE.WEN I GOT MINE WUZ TOLD IT WUZ A TEXAS BROWN,NEXT TIME I WENT 2 TAKE HER OUT SHE HAD MORPHED IN 2 A HAIRY ALIEN LIKE M-F DUZNY STOP ME FROM HANDLING HER DOH.............SHE B A FRIENDLY DUDE,ALSO HAVE 2 BOAS 2 PYTHONS HOO LIVE 2 GETHER WUZ TOLD NOT A GOOD IDEA NO 1 TOLD DEM DAT,HAVE BIN LIVING 2GETHER 4 6 MONTHS NOW,SAME TNG BOUT CORN SNAKES HAVE 6 LIVING VERY HAPPY 2GETHER..
  • Dougie - 2014-10-23
    CUDNY AGREE MORE.WEN I GOT MINE WUZ TOLD IT WUZ A TEXAS BROWN,NEXT TIME I WENT 2 TAKE HER OUT SHE HAD MORPHED IN 2 A HAIRY ALIEN LIKE M-F DUZNY STOP ME FROM HANDLING HER DOH.............SHE B A FRIENDLY DUDE,ALSO HAVE 2 BOAS 2 PYTHONS HOO LIVE 2 GETHER WUZ TOLD NOT A GOOD IDEA NO 1 TOLD DEM DAT,HAVE BIN LIVING 2GETHER 4 6 MONTHS NOW,SAME TNG BOUT CORN SNAKES HAVE 6 LIVING VERY HAPPY 2GETHER..
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Phillip Van Blerk - 2014-05-14
Hi, I recently adopted a Mombasa golden starburst baboon spider, and have no idea what to do? I am aracnafobic don't like spider at all since one nearly killed me, but I'm trying to get over it, any advice???? I've got an enclosure for her but no idea what to do, or how to handle het, all I knw is she is old aged, about 10cm big and very agressive, also very beutifull, may I ask for any pointers?

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  • Leanne - 2014-08-01
    Simple answer to handling. don't. Obts are extremely aggressive and will bite if they have to. The bite is very painful. They're not recommended for beginners for this reason. They're also very fast. She is best left alone with the enclosure only opened to feed or clean which requires a lot of care and undivided attention from you. Honestly, if you're afraid of spiders an obt is not the pet of choice.
  • Dougie - 2014-10-23
    wud have 2 disagree wit many r all comments bout obt's i have mine out an about wen i can,just put mine bac in 5 mins ago,not overly skittish an a happy little spider..
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brian reese - 2010-01-07
I am intrested in finding a breeder of goliath or gargantuan bird spiders. I would prefer zebra striped or pink foot. I am a knowlegable exotic pet owner who has raised several large reptiles and black emperor scorpions from babies to adult and want to move on to arachnids with the most beautiful exotic. I am smart enough to kow these are not handled pets, but I want to raise a potential mating male or female that can produce excellent young. Looking for info on ordering and price of specimen. Any info is appreciated. My email is breese343@yahoo.com

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  • Derek Ross - 2014-10-22
    Well.. We are complete opposites, as I am a 17 year old noob, but I plan on someday bring a pro ha. Anyway, heres a sweet website I found. (I should probably put into consideration that it has been 4 years...) Www.backwaterreptiles.con
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phil - 2009-12-16
ive had my goliath for a year now. it hasent molted yet and wont eat for the last 4 monts. is this normal? its not to active what should i do?

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  • josh - 2011-02-02
    Try feeding her something that she has never eaten before like a lizard. I had the same problem for a little bit she was just sick of her mouse only diet.
  • Derek Ross - 2014-10-22
    Uh, actually, to both of you (hoping its not too late, for then or any new current or future tarantulas) its not healthy to feed them mammals or other small animals like rodents or reptiles. Terrestrial tarantulas mostly eat large insects and very rarely animals, as they dont have all the proper enzymes to break them down and get all the possivle nutrients out of it like theyd be able to by eating a grasshopper and crickets. He is right about changing up the diet though.
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PF - 2012-02-06
Hello, I just bought (Saturday) my first female Theraphosa blondi and I'm really enjoying her. I fell in love with her as soon as I saw her. She's sweet in nature, I even gently tested her with prongs at the pet store and she showed no agression. Naturally she's skittish so I have to go really, really, really slow in my movements. This morning I gently pet her legs without a fuss. Maybe (and I expect) her to change in time, maybe when she becomes sexually mature her temper will be more agressive. Now she measure about 6 inches in leg span, maybe more. I haven't found a name for her yet but I will find soon.
I just felt like sharing with you my new T. blondi.
Have a nice day!
PF

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  • Derek Ross - 2014-10-22
    Awesome! I'm planning on getting one as a spiderling and I'm hoping I can teach it to be extremely playful. I heard Blondis are mean but on this site I've seen a few examples of them being nice. But I would want to hold her and find ways to play with her so I'm hoping. If you could give me any advice I would really appreciate it! My emaik is green.shoelace2@gmail.com
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aaron vavricka - 2012-09-02
Does anyone know where I can get spiderlings?

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  • kirk - 2012-11-04
    you can get slings from pet center usa the owners name is paul he is vary good at what he does. the web site is pet ceneter usa
  • Derek Ross - 2014-10-22
    Online I'd say.
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Kat Von - 2009-06-22
I have had my T. blondi for a few months now and she is so sweet. I don't hold her unless I have to move her to clean her cage because she is nervous and kicks hairs and I don't want to stress her out. But she never bites or tries to bite. She stays hidden most of the time and if I lift her hide, she runs out just long enough to be seen and then goes back under to hide again. She is a voracious eater--she had her 3rd pinky last week! I have 10 other tarantulas as well. I have 3 rose hairs, the goliath, a greenbottle blue, Indian Ornamental, Gooty Ornamental, Togo starburst, Antilles pink toe, curly hair, and Brazilian salmon bird eater. They are a great hobby and interesting to watch and care for.

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  • bob - 2010-03-18
    Cool!
  • ashley - 2010-05-12
    That's very awesome.
  • Anonymous - 2010-08-27
    Are you Kat Von D.?
  • Will W. - 2014-04-17
    Sounds like you have an awesome collection. Where and how did you get a Gooty?!?
  • Derek Ross - 2014-10-22
    I'd also like to best avoid getting hairs kicked at me. Yeah.. doesn't sound like fun
  • Derek Ross - 2014-10-22
    Hey I've been looking for a professional and you seem like one. I'm planning on getting a blondi, but I'm worried I'll do something wrong.. so I'm reading alot about them but a big thing is I want to be able to play with mine.... and it seems theyre not too playful.. so could I please have some advice or tips? Green.shoelace2@gmail.com much appreciated!
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