Neoholothele Incei (Trinidad Olive) Tarantula Care Sheet

N incei

The Trinidad Olive tarantula is a popular pet tarantula, despite its diminutive adult size. There are a couple of reasons for this… Color Forms Neoholothele incei is found in two different color forms. Firstly there is a traditional form consisting primarily of an olive background color with attractive striped markings on the abdomen. The carapace …

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Hapalopus sp. Colombia Large (Pumpkin Patch Tarantula) Care Sheet

H Colombia Large Juvenile

Hapalopus sp. Colombia Large is a small ground-dwelling tarantula with unusual orange markings on the abdomen. These markings have led to the surprising common name of “Pumpkin Patch”.  Hapalopus sp. Colombia Large has yet to be properly scientifically described, hence the rather unwieldy “scientific” name it is normally given. Hapalopus means “soft foot”. The Colombia …

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Cyriocosmus elegans (Trinidad Dwarf) Tarantula Care Sheet

C elegans juvenile

Cyriocosmus elegans is a dwarf burrowing tarantula species with a unique and most attractive appearance. Cyriocosmus elegans is the total opposite of what most people think a tarantula should be. Big? Nope. Brown? No way. Aggressive? Negative. It’s the very fact that Cyriocosmus elegans is so “different” to more common species like Curly Hairs or …

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Heterothele villosella (Tanzanian Dwarf Chestnut Baboon) Tarantula Care Sheet

Heterothele villosella is a dwarf tarantula species from Tanzania. Despite lacking the bright colors of many popular pet tarantulas it has gained in popularity thanks to its fascinating lifestyle. There are many reasons why you might want to consider adding Heterothele villosella to your collection. Firstly, this is a heavy-webbing species akin to the Greenbottle …

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