a) Common Name
Semi-docile and skittish.
This tarantula is one of the prettiest species of tarantula available in the pet
trade with its green carapace, blue legs and brown abdomen.
f) Full Grown Size
10 - 13cm (4 – 4.5 inches).
Females: 20+ years. Males generally live less than half that.
KEEPING THIS SPIDER IN CAPTIVITY
a) Cage setup
Spiderlings can live in a clear plastic container with air holes. Adults can
live in a 1ft (10-gallon) tank. Floor space is more important than height.
At least 5 - 7.5cm (2 - 3 inches) of peat.
No decorations are really needed, but you can add plastic plants,
29°C (70 - 85°F). This tarantula is resilient and easy to keep and it can
tolerate a wider temperature range and lower humidity levels than most South
65 to 75%
f) Water source
Sub-adults – adults may drink from a shallow, wide water dish.
Spiderlings can be fed on pinhead crickets and other small insects.
Adults can be fed on large crickets and other large insects, as well as
an occasional pinkie mouse.