Mind posting pictures of it? Tarantulas normally fast for long periods of time. Although, since you say it hasn’t eaten since its last molt, it sounds like it is either a mature male, or a sucking stomach problem. Also, do you have it’s last molt still?
Yeah, thankfully not all of Canada though. I suspect the bans are heavier in areas with higher population density. A venomous animal on the loose in a separated house is much different than one lost in an apartment complex.
I feel like OP is talking about Toronto. Not sure what their laws are exactly, but I know they're really strict and recently a member on here had to sell their collection because their landlord found out.
Yeah, I've noticed a few of these types of threads lately. Glad it's not just me going crazy.
@OP you're taking a nice large leap here. Just be glad it is only 1". You have some time to get used to it before its a lean, mean, flighty, bitey (and fast) machine. Follow the advice you've been...
My rule of thumb is: If you have to ask if you’re ready, then you probably aren’t
Tarantulas aren’t something you want to be second guessing yourself while working with. You need composure when dealing with species as fast and potent as these
No need to spray, just keep the bowl full. Add more substrate, that looks like a long fall. Also, is that a heat mat I see? Is it controlled by a thermostat so it won’t cook your T? Heating is only needed if your room gets too cold. If you’re comfy, so is the T