a) Common Name
Brazilian White Knee.
This tarantula has a brown and white banding on
its legs with a predominantly brown carapace and abdomen.
f) Full Grown Size
20cm (8 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.
7.5cm – 10cm (3 -4 inches) of peat.
No decorations are really needed, but you can add plastic plants,
29°C (80 - 85°F)
75 to 80%
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.