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Mon 29, Jul, 2019
How To Care For Pink Toe Tarantula in 2019

you read this title and think: “why is he calling them pink toe tarantulas” and why “in 2019”, is it really any different than in other years? Certainly not. Well, not for all of as at least. Keeping Pink Toe Tarantulas alive, scientifically known as Avicularia, is not something everyone has a high success rate in. Especially when you are living in a very humid or arid environment the urge to keep a Pink Toe Tarantula in captivity can result in a early loss of the specimen if you’re not well prepared for the husbandry of Avicularia species. Important Points […]

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Thu 19, Oct, 2017
Ecuador – Avicularia hirschii found in a special retreat!

Adult male in search of females Our team was lucky enough to find this elusive species of the genus Avicularia two times on our trip through Ecuador. First encounter was a mature male wandering the tree trunks at night. Without further webbing found, this male was actively searching for females to mate. Avicularia hirschii vs. Avicularia lynnae Avicularia hirschii is easily recognizable by its black stripe along its opisthsoma in juvenile specimens and adult males and females. With the newly described Avicularia lynnae, things are getting a little bit more complicated regarding this unique optical feature of the species of […]

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