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Good price?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by Nixy, Sep 3, 2003.

  1. Nixy

    Nixy Arachnoprince Old Timer

    Thrixopelma pruriens - Female - 4 inches - $50.00.

    Still labled Peru Green. But looks just like the picture <<Here>>

    Whatcha think?
  2. Cooper

    Cooper Arachnoangel Old Timer

    Personally I would not pay fifty smackers for that spider, Canadian. Sorry, but it doesnt even look that great:confused:
  3. nemesis6sic6

    nemesis6sic6 Arachnoangel Old Timer


    YOU'RE crazy f you don't buy. I've been wanting one of thoes since......like ever.

    any ways
    have a nice day

  4. Code Monkey

    Code Monkey Arachnoemperor Old Timer

    It's probably a fair price in theory since the species isn't that common and just about any T other than a curly hair or a rosehair is worth $40-$50 at near adult sizes, particularly if female... in theory.

    OTOH, I'm with Cooper. I know that a lot of people tend to be "total collectors" and if it's got 8 legs and is a theraphosid they want it, but I think some species just don't need to be in the pet trade and this is one of them.
  5. vulpina

    vulpina Arachnoprince Old Timer

    I would say get it, I have had one of these for about 12 years, raised it from a sling. It was a birthday gift from Bryant Capiz, great spider to have, not very colorful, but not bad looking either. It is kinda skittish but it feeds well. Mine is about 6 inches now.

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