Cambodia Blue
My Chilobrachys sp. Cambodia blue is broken. It sealed up it's burrow and is staying out in the open. I think it's plotting revenge for the rehouse....
I was looking into this species, turns out they retain more grey as adults right? My dyscolus blue(vietnam) is much darker in coloration.
@Nightstalker47 I'm actually not entirely certain, since I received this one as a freebie and when looking for more info on them I couldn't find much of anything about them. However, I do know this species gets larger than C. dyscolus and C. sp. Vietnam blue - Males mature at nearly twice the size, it looks like.

According to Steve from Arachnoiden (who is the owner of that image and who I got the freebie from), females also get larger, although the size difference isn't as impressive as it is with the MMs.
@Arachnophoric Interesting, that image shows another "dyscolus" variant though, they aren't all the same.

Theres dyscolus black, dyscolus blue and I believe another one Im forgetting. Its best to differentiate them via locale.
@Nightstalker47 That is interesting, the Chilobrachys genus is quite confusing to me lol. I wasn't aware dyscolus had so many variants. Maybe it's time for me to do some more info digging.

In the very least it shouldn't take long to see how the Cambodia blue colors up as it grows. It's been an eager eater and is quite generous with molting. :)
I love the Chilobrachys genus... they have such explosive eating habits
I have a couple Chilobrachys species; specifically, the dyscolus "Cambodian blue" and "Vietnam blue".
When the male of the Cambodian blue matures it transforms into an entirely new tarantula... from dark brown to a light tan color with clear blue marking on the legs (and the typically 'leggy' feature of a MM). Sadly I did not take a photo of my MM, which died about a month ago :(
I have a picture of a mature female C dyscolus "Cambodian blue":

My Chilobrachys dyscolus "Vietnam blue" is a lot more shy and usually stays in their burrows, but I will try get a picture and upload it.

Chilobrachys dyscolus sp Vietnam blue.
Only difference is that the Cambodian blue has more of a tan abdomen, while the Vietnam blue has a darker abdomen.

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