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Who has the largest? Post a picture!

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by mschemmy, Apr 26, 2010.

  1. mschemmy

    mschemmy Arachnosquire

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    Post your pictures of your largest T. Who has the largest? I tried to search for a thread like this and could not find one. I just got an LP mainly because I am so interested in how big they get. I have some time before mine reaches any significant size. Anyone got a T over 9 or 10 inches:eek:? Let see it!:worship:
     
  2. GiantVinegaroon

    GiantVinegaroon Arachnoprince

  3. xhexdx

    xhexdx ArachnoGod Old Timer

    I have the largest T. blondie. ;)
     
  4. GiantVinegaroon

    GiantVinegaroon Arachnoprince

    Oh yea I forgot! I remember seeing the vid! He was too big for rubbermaids! ;)
     
  5. JC

    JC Arachnoprince

    I believe you, but it is spelt T.blondi. ;)
     
  6. xhexdx

    xhexdx ArachnoGod Old Timer

    Not mine...

    Guess I'll have to post the video, huh?

    EDIT: Actually, you're right. I spelled it 'blondi' in the other thread too.

    Oops!
     
  7. Falk

    Falk Arachnodemon

    Would be fun to know who has the biggest Grammostola pulchra my last exuvium mesasured 6.88"
     
  8. hlb118

    hlb118 Arachnopeon

    I may have a giant G. Rosea...

    I'll have to get a comparison photo with the other G. Rosea females next to her, after work of course. She's huge and VERY defensive. Almost got my finger last night. Was only clearing her water dish...

    Anyone else have a larger G Rosea? If so, how big? Would like to compare with mine.

    Didn't quite sound right...
     
  9. bholmes

    bholmes Arachnosquire

    Yes please post the video if you can.
     
  10. xhexdx

    xhexdx ArachnoGod Old Timer

    It's not an actual spider...
     
  11. paul fleming

    paul fleming Arachnoangel

    I do have the largest T here.
    We did have another thread with the same name a few months ago.....I won hands down with my AF Lp.
    Joe is right BTW.....T's are not spiders (T.blondi being a tarantula)
    It will probably open a can of worms but I think that such a discussion is good for the hobby and also any new people we have here.
     
  12. Shell

    Shell ArachnoVixen AKA Dream Crusher AKA Heartbreaker Staff Member

    Also not what Joe was actually talking about.

    At this point Joe, you should likely link the vid lol Looks like a lot of people never saw it the first time.
     
  13. xhexdx

    xhexdx ArachnoGod Old Timer


    Har har, Paul.

    Tarantulas and True Spiders split at Family (they share the Order Araneae).

    Animals belonging to the Order Araneae are spiders.

    Thus, tarantulas are spiders.
     
  14. paul fleming

    paul fleming Arachnoangel

    My mistake....I will just edit that out and hope nobody notices I thought all people here did not know that T's were in fact,not spiders.....lol:)
     
  15. Widowman10

    Widowman10 Arachno WIDOW Old Timer

    right. i've still yet to see anyone who has one larger than Fran's blondi. on a scale, with a ruler, whatever.

    his was a MONSTER.
     
  16. Jmugleston

    Jmugleston Arachnoprince Old Timer

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    Joe was talking about the satirical video he posted in which the "blondi" was his son. Though I see your statement about tarantulas not being spiders as incorrect. They are considered spiders (order: Araneae), but within the suborder Mygalomorphae. This suborder includes what we typically refer to as the "ancient spiders" including the funnel web, trapdoors, tarantulas, etc. If you mean to say Araneomorphae are the only "spiders" then I'd like to hear your arguments for that claim. (Of course in a different thread since this is definitely not the intended purpose of the original post).
     
  17. paul fleming

    paul fleming Arachnoangel

    Good....
    Atually mate...they are not.
    You next.
    I had this argument on the BTS and on Arachnophiles and they tore me a new one.
    Joe....I can assure you that you are 100% wrong but please keep this up.
    Be lots of fun here.....you against the UK spider world
     
  18. Fran

    Fran Arachnoprince

    My blondis are bigger ;)
     
  19. paul fleming

    paul fleming Arachnoangel

    Lets see proof and a picture then Fran
     
  20. paul fleming

    paul fleming Arachnoangel

    It has gone beyond that now