Are Tarantulas Aggressive to Humans?

For many people, tarantulas are some of the scariest animals on the planet. As a tarantula keeper with over two decades of experience probably the most common questions I get are about being bitten. With that in mind, in this article I’ll try to answer the question “are tarantulas aggressive to humans?” In general the …

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Fast Growing Tarantula Species

With over 800 species of tarantula recognized from around the world there is an astonishing range of differences between them. From the tiny dwarf tarantulas to the huge Goliath birdeaters of South America, from dull brown tarantulas to brightly-colored species covered in blue, green and red hairs. And the same can be said for how …

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Blue Tarantulas

blue tarantulas - poecilotheria metallica

In a way it’s a shame that most people think of the standard Chile Rose Haired and the Curly Haired spiders when they think of tarantulas because many people think that all tarantulas are a boring brown color. Of course this couldn’t be further from the truth and if you know what species to look …

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Humidity for Tarantulas

One of the most important keys to success when keeping tarantulas is getting their environmental conditions correct. This means that they must have the correct temperature and – the topic of this article – the right humidity. So important is this subject that in this section we’re going to discuss the topic in some detail, …

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