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Brown Velvet Bird Eater Tarantula (adults)
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Shipping Weight: 1.00 pounds
Habitat and Care
Basic tarantula care for all species
is fairly similar. There are two main types of tarantulas: arboreal and
terrestrial. The two do require different setups, but the setups all require
the same basic items. All tarantulas eat the same things so their care varies
little. Overall, tarantulas are a very easy pet to rise.
The basic tarantula
- 20 gallon aquarium with locking top.
- Substrate (Coconut husk, potting soil, moss, bark, or a
sand and soil mix all work well as substrates.)
- Fake plants for arboreal species
- Rocks and other hiding places
- Water container
- Crickets and other insects
Tarantulas do not like or need
artificial light. For arboreal species you need a taller tank and fill it 1/3
of the way up with substrate (at least 4 inches) then you add in the fake
plants and hiding places and place the water bowl in a dugout where it will not
be easily spilled. Make sure that the lid of your aquarium is on tight because
tarantulas are strong enough to move them if they are not locked down!
Tarantulas do not need any heat
sources either. They do well at room temperature.
For terrestrial species you can get
longer/wider tanks and fill them about ½ way full of substrate. They like to
burrow. Then you place hiding places about in a way that you like and bury the
water dish. Again, make sure that you lock the lid down!
do not eat a lot, but make sure there is a cricket or two available in their
cage for consumption. Other insects can be used, but crickets are readily
available and easy for tarantulas to digest.
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