Brachypelma Vagans...or something else?

Madmomgamer

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So after several years of wanting one and having a wild T when I was younger I got a T. Although against wanting to get one from petco I truly felt sorry for the little guy, so I adopted it (too little to tell male or female yet). Munchie as I like to call my T I was told was a Brachypelma Vagans, however looking into it munchie looks more like a pinktoe. Any thoughts? Was curious.

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EulersK

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110% not a B. vagans :rofl: It's certainly an Avicularia species, no telling which one though.

Still a beginner species, so no harm no foul. Get it in a proper arboreal enclosure, though. Does anyone have the guide that @viper69 wrote? Or a link to it?
 

user 666

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That looks like my pinktoe. And it looks like the photos of pinktoes I found online.

And on the other side, I can't find any images of a B vagans with those kind of footies.
 

EulersK

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That looks like my pinktoe. And it looks like the photos of pinktoes I found online.

And on the other side, I can't find any images of a B vagans with those kind of footies.
For reference, here's a B. vagans juvie:
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And here's an Avicularia sp. juvie:
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cold blood

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Yep, and based on what they typically sell, almost certainly A. avic.
 

FishermanSteve

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Another surefire way to tell if it's an avic... it will squirt poo on EVERYTHING! Including you so watch out.
 

Madmomgamer

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Thank you guys! Such amazing advice and much research to do on munchie the avic! Will be setting up a new tank for him/her (waiting for molt to find sex dont want to handle munchie much at all) and will post pictures once done. Thanks all!!
 
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