Genus Plesiopelma

F. J. A.

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Hi,

i don't think that there are many species of this genus in the hobby, but it would be really nice to see some pics if anybody has...

Adult female of the most common species in captivity, Plesiopelma longisternale:
 

Greg Wolfe

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Plesiopelma...

WOW!! I never heard of this species yet. Good looking, to say the least.
What do you know about these? Very curious here... :? :p
 

Philth

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Plesiopelma sp. "Bolivia"


I acquired these spiders from an import in November 2008, and they were about 1/4". Two and a half years later, they are about a half inch.:rolleyes: Slowest growing genus EVER. I hope to breed them one day if I live long enough.
Later, Tom
 

fartkowski

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Hahahaha
I thought mine was the only one.
Mine has grown about 1/4" in the last 2 years.
Do you know what size these guys reach?
 

Philth

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Hahahaha
I thought mine was the only one.
Mine has grown about 1/4" in the last 2 years.
Do you know what size these guys reach?
Hopefully they are full grown at 1 inch, but im doubtful haha. My guess is 4-5 inches, but thats a guess based on nothing.

later, Tom
 

pato_chacoana

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hahaha!!! good luck Tom, you made me have the laugh of the day with your comment ''if I live long enough'' ha ha!

cheers,
Pato
 

Philth

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Plesiopelma sp. "Bolivia" finally starting to see some color on these..... 4.5 years later:rolleyes:


Later, Tom
 

Balvala

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That's actually pretty amusing, Tom. What's the size progress on it now, would you happen to know?
 

wormwood____

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any updates? has anyone figured out the adult size? just from the look of it, it looks like it might be a dwarf spider...looks kinda cyriocosmousy with a dash of pseudhapalopus.........y
 

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Plesiopelma sp. "Bolivia"


Plesiopelma longisternale


Later, Tom
 
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