- Apr 4, 2021
They are aggressive AND shoot hairs. Most new world tarantulas are docile, but they shoot hairs. Old world tarantulas dont shoot hairs, but are very aggressive. Birdeaters combine both these abilities, making it quite a hard animal to keep.This may seem like a stupid question, but I'm rather curious. Why are there so few Theraphosa blondii in the hobby? I know suppliers that have them, institutions that keep them, why so few hobby keepers? Again, apologies if these seems stupid it just doesn't make much sense to me especially considering that we have countless CITES species (both Appendix I and II) that are all over the place...