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Dwarf T's

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by snarf, May 16, 2018.

  1. snarf

    snarf Arachnopeon

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    I seem to be getting interested in the dwarf tarantulas i know a couple of them but was wondering in your opinions what are some of the absolute "must have" as long as they arent crazy rare anyway.
     
  2. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    Neoholothele incei -- enough said.
     
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  3. Death Derp

    Death Derp Arachnopeon

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    cyriocosmus elegans
    Edit: Forgot to say that they are obligate borrowers. I can only see the legs of mine :(
     
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  4. snarf

    snarf Arachnopeon

    Now that is an awesome one for some reason i didnt even know it was a dwarf i love the fact they are heavy webbers

    So far the only dwarf ive had was a juvie c. fasciatum loved it even though it spent almost all of its time in premolt hidden lol does anyone have any experience with d. diamantinensis? Ive got a petshop here that has a 3/4" one for about 70 bucks
     
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  5. cold blood

    cold blood Moderator Staff Member

    I. mira
     
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  6. Toddydog

    Toddydog Arachnosquire Active Member

    I believe pumpkin patches (H. sp columbia) are dwarf right? I think they look pretty cool.
     
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  7. snarf

    snarf Arachnopeon

    Yup they are and they are on my list to buy as well
     
  8. I don't have any dwarfs myself but I love the dolichothele diamantinensis, I think they max around 3"
     
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  9. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachnoreaper Arachnosupporter

    N. incei

    D. diamantinensis

    A. minatrix
     
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  10. spookyvibes

    spookyvibes Arachnoknight Active Member

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    I always love seeing your photos in threads, they always showcase the beauty of your tarantulas quite well:D

    If you're into OWs, I'd suggest looking into Heterothele gabonensis. Beautiful dwarf species from Africa, they max out at about 2"-2.5" (so I've read.)
     
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  11. Venom1080

    Venom1080 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    Ami sp Panama, or maybe even yapanquii.. both are expensive and rare. In fact, I don't know anyone with the latter.
     
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  12. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachnoreaper Arachnosupporter

    This might be a bit harder to get but Theraphosinae sp. 'Panama' is a great species as well.

     
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  13. starnaito

    starnaito Arachnosquire Active Member

    If you can find one, Euathlus sp. red / Homoeomma sp. yellow. They are incredibly docile, curious, and adorable.

    Here's my girl:
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  14. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    That's definitely a "full retail" price.

    I had a male until February 14. (I shipped him to a breeder after he matured.) They are very pretty, with iridescent rainbow coloring.
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    Care is pretty simple. I kept the substrate dry most of the time but occasionally dripped water onto its webbing.

    Like most dwarf tarantulas, they are fast. They can also be a bit feisty.
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  15. snarf

    snarf Arachnopeon

    So 70 is fairly high then they also have a b. cabolca for 99 i cant remember is its female or not though
     
  16. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachnoreaper Arachnosupporter

    On this side of the pond that'd be heinously overpriced (that size sell for £20/$27 here), probably about right for over there though :hilarious:
     
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  17. JanPhilip

    JanPhilip Arachnoknight Old Timer

    +1 for the D. diamantinensis, its a really cool species to keep. One of my other favourite dwarf species is Cyriocosmus perezmilesi. Looks amazing and mine were more visible than other Cyriocosmus species. Also webs alot.
     
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  18. cold blood

    cold blood Moderator Staff Member

    1. For that price it darn well better be a female.

    2. Its not a dwarf...if that matters.
     
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  19. snarf

    snarf Arachnopeon

    it would seem i cant find any n. incei they all seem to be sold out on the sites i frequent .
    Didnt think it was a dwarf they sure look neat though.
     
  20. cold blood

    cold blood Moderator Staff Member

    Search the classifieds...I just sold my last one the other day, but they do pop up from time to time and shouldn't be too hard to find with all the good sellers/breeders here.

    They do. I was just curious because we often see that people believe them to be dwarves.....but they aren't large and are indeed really cool ts.
     
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