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Love them or loath them, nobody can deny just how fascinating giant, hairy tarantulas truly are.With over 800 recognized species, and ever more of these being kept in captivity each year, keeping tarantulas as pets represents a fascinating opportunity to learn about these much-maligned creatures.Be careful though - my own experience suggests that once you own more than just a couple of spiders it's easy to become obsessed and end up with literally hundreds of them. You have been warned!

Types Of Tarantula

There are over 600 recognised species of tarantula though typically only a tiny percentage of these are seen regularly in the pet trade.This huge...

A Beginners Guide To Keeping Tarantulas

Whilst there are some rather expensive and specialist species available, the average tarantula is reasonably easy to care for once you understand a few...