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About to jump in head first

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by KyleR2202, Jul 8, 2018.

  1. Razzledazzy

    Razzledazzy Arachnopeon Active Member

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    I'm assuming people are smart enough to read the addended errata and also confirm things that sound questionable if they already did some primary research but maybe I'm giving people too much credit! :hilarious:
     
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  2. cold blood

    cold blood Moderator Staff Member

    A beginner reading it would have absolutely no basis to determine what is and what is not good info.
     
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  3. boina

    boina Arachnoprince Arachnosupporter

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    Yes, you are giving too much credit. The section about mites is absurd and the ICU idea is really dangerous and still people all over follow it blindly. I love the sections about humidity and temps, though.
     
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  4. Haemus

    Haemus Arachnosquire

    Tarantula Canada is good, bought quite a few Ts from them, including a C. versicolor sling at the ReptileExpo last weekend.

    I commend you for practicing on wolf spiders, those things can move! I'd swear some of the ones I see at the cottage dwarf a few of my juvenile tarantulas lol
     
  5. Chris LXXIX

    Chris LXXIX Arachnoemperor Active Member

    CITES has nothing to do with Canada or shipping/whatever issues: it's the 'Washington Convention', and it's internationally - even if third/fourth world nations (and often not so third/fourth ones) doesn't exactly always respect that.

    Grammostola spp. aren't covered/protected by CITES, only (T's talking now) Brachypelma spp.

    Here one of my signed, official, CITES paper for one of the 'brachy' I own.

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  6. AnimalNewbie

    AnimalNewbie Arachnobaron Active Member

    You feed your Ts anoles?
    Guess I never thought of it.
     
  7. Ultum4Spiderz

    Ultum4Spiderz Arachnoprince Active Member

    I’ve always wanted to try But can’t house more feeders parents would go mad.
    craziest thing I’ve fed was mice one or twice in dislike the smell tho. Stick to Dubai’s, or superworms rarely.
     
  8. Bree24

    Bree24 Arachnopeon

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    Not sure if you’ve made your purchase yet, but if you’re looking for a 5th to round out TCanada’s 5for4 sale, then you should look at P.Sazimai. They’re skittish, but hardy and fast growers. They’re also really pretty.
     
  9. KyleR2202

    KyleR2202 Arachnopeon

    Finally pulled the trigger, after humming and hawing, a few changes were made and I settled on A. seemani, E. rufescens, B. emilia and C. cyaneopubescens. Amanda and family are on vacay next week so I have to wait till the 31st for shipment, but I’m still waiting on corkbark anyways so it’s all good. Really excited, already drilled holes in one enclosure and it looks pretty good. I appreciate everything folks!!
     
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