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  1. Spiders and Inverts
    Mine was a male OBT I got sold by a pet shop, this guy was a psycho, in all my years keeping inverts I've never seen anything with as bad a temperament, just as a measure of how crazy it was, I looked after someone's A Robustus while he was on holiday for the weekend and I had the house, even...
  2. Spiders and Inverts
    So after a lot ov reading and phoning local stores Iv'e decided on getting a 5cm Brazilian Black,(£12) as my first"T"From what iv'e read they seem ideal,but I cant find anything out if they are good webers or not?It's not important as that can be a future project,if all goes well with the BB.For...
  3. Spiders and Inverts
    Not so long ago, I was petrified of spiders. Really terrified... would scream if I saw one! An employee at our local reptile shop though thought it would be good if I got over my fear - by holding a Chile Rose. (I know the handling of T's is widely debated on here but hang with me!) Due to this...
  4. Spiders and Inverts
    hello all, I live in south europe. hot as hell in summer and whole apartment is warm in winter. want to start with euathlus truculentus from lee's spider shop back home in england. 'chile beautiful' is said to be a docile t. I have 5.2cms coir substrate over a vermiculite base, water bowl...
  5. Invert Classifieds
    Hello all, I have a female G Rosea for sale, 127mm legspan & sexed by epiandrous fusillae 95% positive female. Uncertain of age or maturity. I have mated her with my male but I do not believe it will result in a sac as she is fasting for a shed & may be immature (I didn't want my elderly...
  6. Spiders and Inverts
    Hey guys and girls, I got my first T today from bugzuk - a juvenile ~6cm C. cyaneopubescens :) as a total rookie who is completely new to caring for inverts ive been reading as many articles as i can find on caring for GBB and T's in general, but ive still got a few questions that i would be...
  7. Spiders and Inverts
    I saw that tarantula program on Eden last night and i think i might be getting my first T. soon! the thing is that I dont know the first thing about spider care so I want to research BUT i need a species first, So. I want an arboreal spider suitable for a beginner.I read the sticky about the...
  8. Spiders and Inverts
    Just a post to say "hello", I suppose. Although I don't own any pet spiders as such - yet - I do have a very large orb web spider living on the inside of my hall window; she's built a beautiful web, which she renews regularly, and helps keep our fly population down. The windowsill is in a...
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