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Hubbie brought me a H.Mac yesterday as an early bday pressie. I wasnt to sure at first, but I've fallen in love!!!

It's a stunning looking T about 2" body length unsure of sex.

Can anyone give me any advice about them, read a few things on the Internet, but wud love people's own experience with these stunning T's.

Will post pics once he/she has settled in.

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Hubbie brought me a H.Mac yesterday as an early bday pressie. I wasnt to sure at first, but I've fallen in love!!!

It's a stunning looking T about 2" body length unsure of sex.

Can anyone give me any advice about them, read a few things on the Internet, but wud love people's own experience with these stunning T's.

Will post pics once he/she has settled in.

Cheers

Just respect it. My girl takes advantage of both her floor space and the height and they build amazing webs. Enjoy
 

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Hubbie brought me a H.Mac yesterday as an early bday pressie. I wasnt to sure at first, but I've fallen in love!!!

It's a stunning looking T about 2" body length unsure of sex.

Can anyone give me any advice about them, read a few things on the Internet, but wud love people's own experience with these stunning T's.

Will post pics once he/she has settled in.

Cheers
The experience that stands out for me is chasing my adult around the bathroom for over an hour.... I love them, they are undoubtedly my favourite tarantula. They are more skittish than defensive, would run away and hide rather than go for you. I believe you can sex them from a few inches as females are a lighter/brighter colour. Have a torch handy, you may only get to see it at fleeting moments in the middle of the night!
 

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The experience that stands out for me is chasing my adult around the bathroom for over an hour.... I love them, they are undoubtedly my favourite tarantula. They are more skittish than defensive, would run away and hide rather than go for you.
not always, though- some will attack then run, & i know of at least one that jumped out of it's exo viv onto it's owner's leg & bit him, when he opened the door to feed it! :gasp: & he ended up in hospital on a ventilator as a result of a combination of a bad reaction to the venom & a secondary infection.
 

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not always, though- some will attack then run, & i know of at least one that jumped out of it's exo viv onto it's owner's leg & bit him, when he opened the door to feed it! :gasp: & he ended up in hospital on a ventilator as a result of a combination of a bad reaction to the venom & a secondary infection.

I would say that was an exceptionally extreme case... why would a tarantula jump out and bite someone's leg. I can only comment on the ones I've had and ones I've known, mind : victory:
 
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