B Smithi price at pet store

padkison

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A local pet store has a 3" B. Smithi (unsexed) for $60 that appears perfectly healthy. This seems like a below market price (am I right)? They don't specify if captive bred or wild caught. I don't know if I would get the right answer from them since they would be relying on their supplier for an answer. I've watched it for a couple months and it has gone through 1 molt. It is kept in fair conditions, 5g tank, but on carpet.

I'm thinking of buying it (and risking my wife's wrath).

What do all y'all think?
 
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CedrikG

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yes, for a pet shop, this is a very good price, I would go for it
 

moricollins

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it's likely to be CB.... many Brachypelma are on CITES, making it difficult to export WC (i woudl think)
 

crawldad

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Excellent Price. Male or female should have a lot of growing to do yet.
 
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