Calisoga care ?

aliceinwl

Arachnosquire
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Last weekend I came across a calisoga spider when I was up in the Santa Cruz area. It looks to be a female or immature male (it's about the same size as the mature male I previously came across). I'm planning to keep it. What is the recommended cage setup for these guys? I found mine under a log, it didn't seem to have an established burrow like the T's I've found did. Is this typical? Does anyone have any pictures of typical burrows, if they do burrow? What kind of longevity should I expect.

Thanks!
Alice
 

mitchrobot

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i found one last fall near the concord area.
i have it in a really tall/deep deli cup with 6" of substrate.
i dont mist it too often, enough to keep the substrate moist on the bottom, but dry on the top. no additional heat is given, it stays at whatever temp my room is.

mine has made a burrow that has 2 ends, seems to destroy it and build a new one every month or so. they dont need to eat all too much either, atleast in my opinion. i feed it once every couple weeks and it always looks pretty chunky.
it comes out of its hole all the time and just wanders around on the top.
 
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