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I know tarantulas hate it when you blow on em, so what about ceiling fans? My A.genic is in a meshtop terrarium in my room where it can get pretty hot this time of year. Would the fan freak her out and/or make it too cold for her?
Thanks in advance.
 

william

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i have a fan on all the time .don't think it bothers them as long as they have a hide away spot.like a plant or pot on its side .
 

Brian S

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Is the fan actually blasting air on the spider? I think not. Besides it does have a hide, right? Turn the fan on, it aint gonna hurt anything
 

Talkenlate04

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I agree with the posters above, so long as the fan is not on warp drive right over the T then I dont think there will be an issue. It does get windy in the wild so I dont see a fake wind being to big a deal.

You might have to keep a closer eye on the water dish though, thats bound to evaporate a little faster.
 

Talkenlate04

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If you dont have AC then all you are really doing is swirling hot air, and if its to hot like you seem to think it might be in the summer then a little cooling wont be a big deal. I leave a window open for some fresh air but no fan till I get home.
 

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One of the main reasons a t does not like it when you blow on them, because of the the temp and CO2, makes them "think" it is a predator after them.
 

Alice

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i agree with toth - i think the fan moves constantly and will be percieved as wind, if it even reaches the t. the blowing, on the other hand, is sudden and local, and ts associate it with danger or food.
 

phil jones

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yes i to agree with all the others lol thats got to be a first for me :D {D:rolleyes: :) ;) ---- phil
 

verry_sweet

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yes i to agree with all the others lol thats got to be a first for me :D {D:rolleyes: :) ;) ---- phil
wow Yeah it is haha.

I also have a fan set on low in my spider room which gets turned on a few hours a day. The spiders do not care one bit.

off topic- saddlepatch we have sent our mares to your dads we had a foal by Richter Scale how cool is that......sorry I'm a geek haha ;P

Steph
 

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I know tarantulas hate it when you blow on em, so what about ceiling fans? My A.genic is in a meshtop terrarium in my room where it can get pretty hot this time of year. Would the fan freak her out and/or make it too cold for her?
Thanks in advance.
a ceiling fan will make your room very dry if kept on for long periods of time.
 

phil jones

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wow Yeah it is haha.

I also have a fan set on low in my spider room which gets turned on a few hours a day. The spiders do not care one bit.

off topic- saddlepatch we have sent our mares to your dads we had a foal by Richter Scale how cool is that......sorry I'm a geek haha ;P

Steph
first time for every thing lol lol ----- phil :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
 

Scott C.

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a ceiling fan will make your room very dry if kept on for long periods of time.
Indeed it will. Perfect for a bunch of boxes full of moisture, and lacking ventilation.....
 
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