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Oh, make no mistake, this species can really haul opisthosoma when it wants to. They're no arboreals, but I've seen both of my little girls bolt...
Yeah, I would still recommend Euathlus sp. red to anyone, beginner or otherwise. I just wouldn't want someone to find out the punctured way that...
Just as a warning, their reputation for being docile is only mostly accurate. I have two MF, one of whom is after my blood.
Don't forget "Backing slowly out of this thread because here comes the horde of oldbies to tear you from limb to limb for your novice husbandry...
Here's a MM P. machala who was looking for a date about a month ago, and a damn handsome one too.
Happy to report that she FINALLY ate. And that it was adorable.
What a handsome guy. At least they're predictable!
Peyote spider was too busy puking its tiny guts up to make a web.
Okay, I feel better knowing there's an at least slightly rational explanation for this, and that arachnid porn voyeurism isn't really a thing.
The webbing is the one thing that attracts me to OBTs (well, that and their dusky feet), but there are so many comparatively less dodgy Ts that...
2:30 PM - Tarantula Chat: "The seller sent me an OBT sling as a freebie!"
2:31 PM - For Sale/Trade/Want to Buy: "Free to experienced home: OBT...
You know, I started in that vein, then decided to resist just this once. I should have known you'd come along and pick up my slack.
This, BTW, is...
The OBT is all "u wot m8?" Sleep with one eye open.
It reminds me of "the ceremony" in The Handmaid's Tale. So weird.
Is there some husbandry advantage to this I'm not picking up on? Wouldn't that be a really stupid way to get bitten?
You can bet she didn't see that one coming!
(You can tell beaker and I are Redditors. Sorry. We'll see ourselves out.)
Wherever it opens from, just to be contrary, if your Avic is anything like mine.
Just send them all to my house. I'll deal with the logistics of having several hundred adult OBTs and Lampropelmae in a one-bedroom apartment when...
Just in case no one else sees fit to point it out: Poec has been one of the nicest people in this thread.