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Chilean Flame Tarantula (Euathlus sp. "Chile Flame"

Discussion in 'Tarantula Pictures' started by Justyn, Jan 18, 2008.

  1. Justyn

    Justyn Arachnosquire Old Timer

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    Out of all the tarantula species that came in from Chile, this is perhaps the most interestingly colored. Look at that red with the black. A dwarf species to boot!

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    Mature Female
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  2. Wow very nice. Are they yours?
     
  3. Justyn

    Justyn Arachnosquire Old Timer

    Thank you. They are mine. I just imported a large shipment.

     
  4. Szopek

    Szopek Arachnopeon

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    Very nice spider. My Euathlus be same - I home so:D

    Ps. Sorry, my english in not perfect:p
     

  5. Let me know when you get some slings please? :)

    Do you have Euathlus sp. “Yellow”?
     
  6. kitty_b

    kitty_b Arachnoprince

    how large is your female? my "red" and "yellow" girls are only about 2"
     
  7. jen1302

    jen1302 Arachnopeon

    Nice pics iv'e got a sling arriving tomorrow there so cute and loverly colour.

    To add to my small but growing collection.
     
  8. Mina

    Mina Arachnoking Old Timer

    They are adorable!! I saw one at a show recently and didn't buy it because it is a mature male and there were no ladies available for him.
    He was a very pretty baby and was gentle enough to be handled.
     
  9. pearson340

    pearson340 Arachnoknight

    just picked up 9 of these babys only slings but fingers crossed they all live long lives
     
  10. hardtohandle

    hardtohandle Arachnosquire

    Hello! I have a sling labeled "Euathlus ssp. 'Red'", will they turn out to be like that when it grows or its just another specie?

    Thanks!!!
     
  11. sick4x4

    sick4x4 Arachnoprince

    different species all together, sorry mate....
     
  12. GoTerps

    GoTerps Arachnoking Old Timer

    Are you really sure your "chile flame" and his "red" are not one and the same?

    Eric
     
  13. sick4x4

    sick4x4 Arachnoprince

    eric,
    im pretty sure...i thought they were the same at first too but the guys at SSW said other wise..i know they had both at one time...

    wayne
     
  14. Norsken

    Norsken Arachnopeon

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  15. sick4x4

    sick4x4 Arachnoprince

    thats interesting:? never saw both id's in the name like that???? ummm i know joel had 2 different species for sale, 1 was called sp "Chilean flame" and the other sp "red"... if they are the same could one b a dwarf species cuzz my flames are mature and 3"s.....
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  16. Stuart C

    Stuart C Arachnopeon

    I was looking at sp. Red as well, whats the difference between the two? ( I too had been looking at The Spider Shop where they are labeled as sp. Red with common name Chile Flame)
     
  17. sick4x4

    sick4x4 Arachnoprince

    i was under the understanding it was size but it seems it could be variants of the same species....mine are definitely dwarfs though i have heard where these do get to the 4"-5"s...i'm not sure now, thanks eric lol...

    wayne
     
  18. Stuart C

    Stuart C Arachnopeon

    either way its a nice T and you know you will end up buying one of each anyway even if they do turn out to be the same lol {D
     
  19. sick4x4

    sick4x4 Arachnoprince

    yeah mine are cohabitating right now, soo i hope to have sacs in the near future...
     
  20. GoTerps

    GoTerps Arachnoking Old Timer

    Hi Wayne,

    Different sources produced different common names.

    There were slings from Europe (as "red") available before the WC's (as "chile flame") were available here. Same spider.

    Most dealers only know what's been told to them (and sold to them) by the Chile guys... and I won't get started on them in this thread.

    Eric