Handling Pamphos?

Code Monkey

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I was under the impression that Pamphobeteus weren't really a handling species. But tonite while doing some enclosure maintenance my juve nigricolor got spooked and headed up out of its salsa jar. Without really giving it to much thought I put out my hand and the little thing climbed right on, paced about my hands and arms for a minute, and then calmly waltzed back into its jar. It was really collected, not at all what I expected.
 

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Re: ><

Originally posted by Vayu Son
my 4" nigricolor is extremely aggressive.

-V
That's what I thought mine was supposed to be, but not tonite at any rate.
 

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Some T's just have a calm way of going about things. Joy's H.gigas, for example.

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Pampho

Pamphos in large part should not be handled, most are skiddish, aggressive and prone to flick hairs for example Pampho. nigricolor, antinous, insignis. The hairs are also especially harsh but not as bad as T. blondi (but still bad) A couple of exceptions are: Pampho. ultramarinus, and ornata, which has not shown any aggression. My ultramarinus seldom flicks and can be handled.

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P.S.: anyone got any P. vespertinus?
 
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