Tarantula bits #8

There comes a "first time" for stuff in every hobby. Breeding is one of these things in the exotic pet side of things. While it is not for every hobbyist, once the itch needs to be scratched, it's only a matter of time. That time, for me, came on this past Sunday. One of my…

Tarantula bits #7

So in this episode of "bits", I present the way I house (and rehouse) the gentle fluffball that is the Avicularia genus. These spidersĀ are among the most docile creatures in the tarantula kingdom, as well as stunningly beautiful. That said, spiders of this genus CAN be skittish and they WILL jump from time to time.…