Animal Stories - Tarantulas


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jess - 2008-10-12
I have a pink toe and he doesn't move around to much. I've had him for a year and he's pretty cool, but I dont think I am doing everything he needs. I want to make him as happy as I can. Being in captivity he doesn't shed as much as I think he should. He's in a 20 gallon tank. I wonder how many eyes he has... thank you

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jen - 2008-10-09
Great looking spider! Personally it's not the one I

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jess - 2008-10-08
I'm writing in hope to get some good advice from people with experience on Rose haired tarantulas. I've had Rosy for almost two years now. 4 months ago I moved her into a larger tank (10 gallon) and made her the ideal enclosure (warm, deep bedding, many places to hide and climb, moist) and she hasn't eaten since. She hasn't molted in a 1 and 1/2 years. I moved her back into her original enclosure where she had been eating and molting and handle her much more (like I had in the beginning) and she still hasn't turned around. ANY ADVICE?!?! She seems to run away from anything I try to feed her like crickets and grasshoppers. I've tried provoking with tongs too and still nothing. She will die soon if I cannot get her too eat.

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Yvonne Woolley - 2008-10-07
Hello, I have started keeping T's now for a couple of years. I am lucky enough to have 2 large Blondi girls, one about 6-7 inches and the other around 11 inches. The lady is called Seven and she has just produced an egg sac as big as a tennis ball, and now we wait! I have 26 other T's and a small Flat Rock Scorpion. Now as we are retired I have lots of time to look after them. Happy Spider Keeping to all of you!

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mckinnley - 2008-09-22
I love what you wrote on the bird-eating spider.
It inspired me to learn more about the bird-eating spider.

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Marie Lang - 2008-09-18
I got a pink toe tarantula for my birthday in June from my husband and daughters. She's absolutely beautiful! I rub her legs and abdomen almost every morning. She stopped eating a few weeks ago, so I think she might be preparing for her first molt. I love showing her off to friends...even though they think I'm weird to have such a pet. If it were up to me I'd have all kinds of unique pets!

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Animal-World info on Mombasa Baboon Spider
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terry - 2008-09-05
Hiya, I just thought I'd give you an update on my orange baboon bite. Over a week now and still getting random cramps, mainly legs, neck and lockjaw. Not much fun. Any sudden or awkward movements usually get a cramp response. May have a couple more weeks of this. Regards, terry

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Animal-World info on Oklahoma Brown Tarantula
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kristie - 2008-08-25
We seem to have the perfect breeding grounds, or habitat for them. We usually encounter 5 or more each summer at our home. It doesn't help that both my husband and I are terrified of spiders.

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bill - 2008-08-25
What other things do Brown Taranulas eat? Do they eat scorpions?

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  • lizziy - 2010-03-16
    No they are not able to eat the scorpions, for they will die.
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Animal-World info on King Baboon Spider
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pete hallett - 2008-08-23
Just got my king baboon home today to add to my small collection of two mexican red knees, a versicolor, and an indian ornemental. It's so young it could easily sit on your little finger nail. Looking forward to watching the little blighter grow :)

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