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I got my first tarantula!

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by fried rice, Jan 11, 2020.

  1. fried rice

    fried rice Arachnopeon Active Member

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    I got a tarantula! I love her so much, she is a dolichothele diamantinensis sling. Thanks for all the help. I have learned so much from everyone! I’m so excited to see her grow! Without arachnoboards none of this could of happened!:):):happy::happy::)
     
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  2. Asgiliath

    Asgiliath Arachnoknight Active Member

    Congrats! And welcome to the addiction!
     
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  3. fried rice

    fried rice Arachnopeon Active Member

    Thanks :):)
     
  4. jrh3

    jrh3 ArachnoTitan Arachnosupporter

    Nice decision, they are cool looking Tarantulas. Tomorrow you will be looking for your next species, lol.
     
  5. fried rice

    fried rice Arachnopeon Active Member

    Yeah, if I do get another it will be a neoholothele incei :hilarious:
     
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  6. viper69

    viper69 ArachnoGod Old Timer

    The mini GBB strikes again, better than GBB as they don't have urticating setae.
     
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  7. fried rice

    fried rice Arachnopeon Active Member

    That’s why I got one :) they are perfect.
     
  8. MikeofBorg

    MikeofBorg Arachnosquire

    Great choice for a first T, and welcome to the hobby. My first T was an Avicularia avicularia. He has since past after maturing. I've added 7 more since him. So far been lucky and got mostly females as slings except my Poecilotheria rufilata and Aphonopelma seemanni (blue phase) who ended up both being male. The P. rufilata is only a year old, but he is already 4 inches in DLS. My current collection includes A. geniculata sub adult female, MF A. chalcodes, MM A. seemanni, MF A. avicularia morphotype 6, sub adult female B. hamorii, MF C. lividus and a sub adult male P. rufilata. Hoping to add a few more to my collection later this year. Enjoy them, they are quite interesting creatures.
     
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  9. fried rice

    fried rice Arachnopeon Active Member

    Thanks! I really hope my sling is a female.
     
  10. Vanisher

    Vanisher Arachnoking Old Timer

    Yes but the ones i had very seldom kicked hair and the hairs i had no reactions from. But thats just me
     
  11. viper69

    viper69 ArachnoGod Old Timer

    Exactly, that's YOU. I generally have long bouts of itchiness from a few of my NWs. A NW w/out such defense is great for ME.
     
  12. Turtle

    Turtle Arachnoknight

    Your patience is epic man! After all this time on the boards, you finally got a "roommate" CONGRATS!
     
  13. Colorado Ts

    Colorado Ts Arachnosquire Active Member

    Congratulations, very cool. I love this species...it is such a beautiful little dwarf species with all feeding response of the GBB, but at one order of magnitude faster.
     
  14. spideyspinneret78

    spideyspinneret78 Arachnopeon Active Member

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    Awesome. They're a gorgeous species. I love their coloration! I definitely think that you made a good choice for a beginner species. And believe me...this hobby is an addiction. I started out with a little L. klugi sling and have been building my collection ever since. You're going to really enjoy your new fascinating eight-legged friend. There is just such a huge array of species to choose from and so many fascinating things to learn. Welcome to the hobby :) .
     
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