Can A Costa Rican Zebra Tarantula Be A Great Pet?

Zebra Tarantula

The Costa Rican Zebra Tarantula, also referred to as Striped-knee Tarantula and Aphonopelma seemanni, is a tarantula species endemic to western Costa Rica and several parts of Central America like Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Honduras. This species is considered a must-have for many spider hobbyists. Its stripes and contrasts in colors make it … Read more

Can A Chilean Rose Tarantula Be A Great Pet?


The Chilean Rose Tarantula, also referred to as Rose Hair Tarantula, Chilean Fire Tarantula, Chilean Red-haired Tarantula, and Grammostola rosea, is one of the most commonly available tarantula species in European and American pet trade. These tarantulas come in large numbers of wild-caught individuals, which are all exported in a much cheaper … Read more

How to Take Care of A Mexican Red-Knee Tarantula

Mexican Red-Knee Tarantula

The Mexican Red-Knee Tarantula, also known as Brachypelma smithi and Brachypelma hamorii, is often the first choice of many beginner spider enthusiasts because it is docile and easy to handle. Like many tarantulas, the Mexican Red-Knee Tarantula grows slowly. Mexican Red-Knee Tarantulas are famed for their bright red “knees” that create an … Read more