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 spiders┬áare 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.…

Tarantula bits #4

Sometimes there is no rhyme nor reason to a tarantula sling dying. I lost my┬áTapinauchenius violaceus the other day. It was eating well, kept in a good enclosure and seemed to be thriving. However...it molted. The next day it high dived off of the cork bark onto the floor of its home and this is…