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  1. Spider and Invert Pictures
    Decided to start posting pictures of spiders and crawlies I find around my house.
  2. Spiders and Inverts
    My girlfriend claims in her house she has such a thing as a wood spider Just wondered if anyone has heard of this wood spider before? I will always argue that it is a house spider and there is no such thing as a wood spider :s Hope someone can clear this up :D Cheers guys
  3. Spiders and Inverts
    I found this spider in my bathroom. It looks different to all the other housespiders i have come across. Anyone know what it is? I have set him free now, just curious is anyone knows what it is?
  4. Spiders and Inverts
    kept reptiles for over 5 years now but never been attracted to spiders , i have came across a house spider in the bathromm tonight with it spread out on wall i measured from tip of front leg to tip of back leg and it measured just short of 4" it is massive , from what i gather this is probably a...
  5. Spiders and Inverts
    Just saw xboa's post so thought i'd put a few pics up too, probably not interesting enough for the pic section :P (sorry for the poor quality, taken using an iPhone) Ben.M :)
  6. Spiders and Inverts
    I found two behind an old aquarium that I moved today, in a damp patch where it turned out the radiator was leaking. I put the larger grey fat bodied (female?) one in a shot glass, then after discovering the other plopped it in. Immediately she pounced and bit him. Saw some clear fluid oozing...
  7. Spiders and Inverts
    Hi all, I am wondering whether anyone in the Oxfordshire or Berkshire area (or anywhere nearby) would be able to provide/get hold of some british house spiders by Tuesday 12th? I am in need of a medium and larger spider - they are to use in helping someone with a fear of spiders and would be...
  8. Spiders and Inverts
    Found a spider running across the living room floor... Before putting him in the garden, i treated him to a cricket. Nice colours on him, anyone know what species?
  9. Spider and Invert Pictures
    Hi all, couple of months ago I caught a T.gigantea running across the front room, I had to catch it before the cat did :lol2: so in a 8l old fish tank it went with some coco/vermiculite and a bit of wood, following day it had covered floor in webbing and made a home with web funnels. Sure it...
  10. Spiders and Inverts
    ...can I please have a bucket, a sheet of plywood, a whip and a chair to my bedroom, ASAP, please? I knew house spiders can get big, but I think this one could chuck ME out of the window if it wanted to! :gasp:
  11. Spiders and Inverts
    Im thinking of getting a House Spider how big should the box that i keep it in be ? what kind of tub ? what would you recomend feeding it ? Thanks, Will
  12. Spiders and Inverts
    Hi, it's that time of year when the big, male house spiders are all over the place presumably looking for lady loves. I am just wondering if they are territorial and if, when I trap them and put them outside, they find their way back. One large spider looks much like another to me; I did...
  13. 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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