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Just for fun, what is the fastest spider you have ever dealt with?

Discussion in 'True Spiders & Other Arachnids' started by Ilovepredators, Mar 18, 2017.

  1. Ilovepredators

    Ilovepredators Arachnosquire

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    Just thought I would make this fun thread and see what species of spiders are the fastest. My personal fastest so far is Cuppienius salei.
     
  2. The Snark

    The Snark Extremely jaded cynical yet optomistic Old Timer

    Sprint, 50 meter, 1 miler, marathon?
     
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  3. BobBarley

    BobBarley Arachnoprince Active Member

  4. RTTB

    RTTB Arachnoangel Active Member

    The Homalonychus I got recently is very fast.
     
  5. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoprince Active Member

    Probably my Ctenus Red Fang lass although I suspect any of my T's would get across a room faster.

    With keeping smaller spiders in smaller enclosures they tend to look faster.

    My Sicarius Terrosus can bloody motor on too.
     
  6. Ratmosphere

    Ratmosphere Arachnoangel Active Member

    Dolomedes tenebrosus.
     
  7. The Snark

    The Snark Extremely jaded cynical yet optomistic Old Timer

  8. Ilovepredators

    Ilovepredators Arachnosquire

    I have Red Fangs and sicarius terrosus also, and many species of tarantulas. I still think my cuppienius salei are the fastest I own.
     
  9. Ilovepredators

    Ilovepredators Arachnosquire

    I'm keeping Titiotus shantzi and my cuppienius salei seem to be faster.
     
  10. Ilovepredators

    Ilovepredators Arachnosquire

    Had one of these before also and my cuppienius salei seem to be faster
     
  11. Ilovepredators

    Ilovepredators Arachnosquire

    I want to get one of these but haven't dealt with them yet.
     
  12. Ilovepredators

    Ilovepredators Arachnosquire

    Don't have any experience with these yet either.
     
  13. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoprince Active Member

    Yeah like I typed. Either of my pokies would cover a room faster than my little Ctenus red fang due to them.being much larger. She just looks quicker due to her smaller enclosure.
     
  14. Ilovepredators

    Ilovepredators Arachnosquire

    I think they are faster than my pokies also but it maybe because she is smaller or more flighty. I have had them escape more than my pokies. Even with added barriers and precautions.
     
  15. Definitely Heteropoda venatoria and Dolomedes spp for me. My red fangs are pretty high up there too, probably right next to C. salei. The difference for me is if a C. salei runs for it i'll just scoop it up in my bare hands. Red fangs on the other hand, I would never try that on haha. From my experience T. shantzi are quick moving but definitely more manageable than the others I mentioned. It's also important to mention that mine are not even close to mature yet.
     
  16. Venom1080

    Venom1080 Arachnoking Active Member

    L violaceopes and h maculata.
     
  17. Rick McJimsey

    Rick McJimsey Arachnoprince Arachnosupporter

    probably Heteropoda venatoria, they were downright annoying.
     
  18. Toff202

    Toff202 Arachnoknight

    My Viridasius, faster than any of my Ctenidae and Sparassidae.
     
  19. Ilovepredators

    Ilovepredators Arachnosquire

    Why would you not just a scoop up a Red Fang? Do you know much about the venom or heard of anyone that's been bit? Asking because I haven't been able to learn anything about their venom. Just been told to give then caution because not much is known on their venom.
     
  20. Ilovepredators

    Ilovepredators Arachnosquire

    My C. Sales have shown much more speed than my Red Fangs so far. Ill have to look up some Heteropoda venatoria videos now, I want to see their speed now.