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Is there much of a difference in average temperament between these Acanthoscurria species?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by asunshinefix, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. asunshinefix

    asunshinefix Arachnopeon

    I've been trying to do some research but I'm not finding much information. I want to add an Acanthoscurria to my collection; my options are geniculata, natalensis, paulensis, and sp. maldonadaensis.

    I know what to expect from the genic, but can anyone comment on the others?
  2. cold blood

    cold blood Moderator Staff Member

    The others arent as big or pretty as genic....genic should also grow faster...but all should have relatively similar temperaments.
  3. Vanisher

    Vanisher Arachnoprince Old Timer

    Isnt A simoensi? Did i spell it wright? Isnt it very defenssive?
  4. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachnotank Arachnosupporter

    I keep geniculata, chacoana and musculosa (I know you didn't ask about the latter two but hear me out) and they all have very different temperaments.

    My geniculata is pretty chill (apart from the insane feeding response), my chacoana is actually kinda defensive, and my musculosa is an extremely skittish pet hole.
  5. Olan

    Olan Arachnolord Old Timer

    Geniculata is a must have. Maybe you can get a genic and one of the other species as well
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  6. VanessaS

    VanessaS Grammostola Groupie Arachnosupporter

    I keep on being drawn to the Acanthoscurria natalensis, but I really think that everyone needs a geniculata in their collection. If you can splurge on two, those would be my choice.