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Sorry Americans! Faff is an English colloquialism, but it's one that I thought was appropriate for this situation.
Looks like a massive faff to me!
I just chuck then out with a quick tap. No drama.
A swear box.
nigerrimum are very arsey compared to the Borneo Black. Far more unpredictable and defensive.
At £1 a block, coir is cheap and probably the most commonly used substrate here.
It's common knowledge in the UK too, but on occasions like this you don't even need to go that far. The spider was so obviously an ornata there...
It's an ornata.
If it's not an ornata I will gouge my own eyes out with my two ornata sat on the shelf.
I'm amazed there was even any debate...
My G.rosea is now almost 22 years old, I've had it since a spiderling.
Ornithoctonus sp. "Malthai"
Also remember that tibial spurs don't visibly develop over time, they will just appear suddenly after the spider's ultimate moult. It's not like...
I use heating cable. It gets pretty hot to touch but you can easily distribute the heat it gives off.
I use sample pots for spiderlings until they are what I would call juveniles. Then they get moved into a mid sized container, probably about 2.5...
Exactly my point.
"Stronger"? Why do you need a specific term for it anyway? Why does there need to be a line in the sand when you get to a certain point?
I do understand, I just really think it sends out the wrong mssg to the uninformed public about the animals we keep. It's a tricky balance,...
I would ignore it.
I am. Who decided Poecilotheria being"medically significant"? And what definition of medical significance are we applying?
Painful, yes. Medically significant is pushing it I think.
I've been bitten by an adult female murinus. It hurt mightily at the time and left me with very uncomfortable cramps for weeks afterwards. I have...