Typhochlaena seladonia – Breeding the Jewel Tarantula

Typhochlaena seladonia - adult breeding pair

Typhochlaena seladonia – Breeding the Jewel Tarantula

Typhochlaena seladonia is one of the most beautiful and most sought after tarantula in the world. Period.  This dwarf tarantula with the lifestyle of building trapdoors on trees is truly amazing and unique within the family of Tarantulas (Theraphosidae). In this episode, we visit Andreas Brunner from Germany who is successfully breeding this tarantula species called Typhochlaena seladonia and film the breeding of this species.

Due to the success of european breeders, the species behaves very well in captivity and further poaching of this tarantula species in nature is no longer needed. Typhochlaena seladonia is available for everyone who has the necessary cash, since at the moment they are very high in price due to its high demand and low availability.

 

nature lover and arachno enthusiasts who is traveling the world in search for ecological insights and new species of Theraphosidae and other arachnids

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