Name your T's!

DnKslr

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I was just curious about names of everyone's T's. I always see them referred to by the scientific name but what are the names you give them?
Here's a list of the names for mine


Rose hair~ Big Red/Rose Red
Cobalt ~ Topaz
Mexican Bloodleg female~ Tangerine (Tangy)
Mexican Bloodleg male ~ Romeo Bob
Mexican Fireleg ~ Rusty
Mexican Red Knee ~ Trinity
Mexican Red leg juvi~ Derby (runs like a racehorse!)
Mexican Red leg baby~Sweetpea
Mexican Flame Knee ~ Spot (hehehe!)
Rio Grand Gold ~ Rio (this one was easy!)
Brazilian Salmon Pink ~ Solomon
Brazilian Salmon Pink ~ Sabor
Brazilian Black~Raven
Brazilian Black ~ Crow
Chaco Golden~Deago
Chaco Golden~Sid
Curly Hair~ Dot
Versicolor~ Glitter/Glimmer
Brazilian White Knee ~*my favorite pet name*:D > Hannibal

I still haven't come up with a name for an OBT but a friend of mine suggested,
Cheddar Bob or Cheddar Betty cause I told her they were about the same color as cheddar cheese=D I was thinking of "Velocarachnid", LOL!
 

KingBollock

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Mexican Red Knee = Eric
Chillean Rose = Colin
Brazillian Black = Igor

Going with the Hannibal theme, I have an Emperor Scorpion called Lecter.

I have a Turtle whose name is often commented on, his name is Knob Neck.
 

Beth-Tex

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I name mine as well. :D

Texas tan----------------Coco (because of the color)
Desert blond------------Callisto ('cause she's kinda crazy)
Rio Grande gold--------Goldie
pinktoe (Avic avic)------Mo (short for Modesto 'cause that is where he/she is from......drove all the way from Calif with him/her)
pinktoe (Avic avic)------Arlie (from Arlington Texas Reptile Show)
Antilles pinktoe----------Gem
Mexican redleg-----------Millie
Mexican redleg-----------Lucky Too (see below.....was second one to be unpacked).......all lucky to be alive due to excellent packing!! (Dang Airborne!!)
Mexican redleg-----------Lucky One (first one unpacked in a shipment from Airborne which arrived late in cold weather & I had to go to the main office to pick it up)
Mexican redknee--------JJ (for 2 nieces of my housemate & their names start with J each)
Mexican redknee--------BB (for Big Beauty/Big Butt) LOL
Mexican redknee--------Ladybug (has special meaning)
greenbottle blue--------Blue
PZB-------------------------Little Miracle (not so little anymore) This one was also in the shipment from Airborne with the redlegs) Named Little Miracle because it was soooooo teeny & a miracle that it was alive.
Chaco Golden Knee-----Chaco
Brazilian black------------Xena ('cause she is dark & broody) hehe
Brazilian black------------Midnight
Chilean rose--------------8 ('cause he/she cost only $8.00) LOL
Chilien Copper------------Lil' Chile
 
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Grael

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A Genic - Nova - Shes my first,my little star!
P. Irminia - Isis- her beauty matches that of a Goddess
P. Pulcher - Nemphis - Helps Isis and Anubus in the underworld.
B. Beohmei - Blaze - fast as a bolt and firey red!
B. Vagans - Yokoho - Means Danger in south african (the red)
G. Rosea - Venus - Goddess of love, and shes pink
B albip x 2 - Castor and Pollux - both from the same brood, so they brothers or sisters but anyway lol Castor and Pollux are the names of the gemini twins!
 

L_mactans

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I still name each and every spider, I haven't run out of names yet. I figure I will stop naming them after 50 Ts. But I can still keep 35 names rolling around in my head.

B smithi = Lorelei
N coloratovillosus = Anastasia
H lividum = Celeste
P regalis = Edgar Allen (Poecilotheria!)
A purpurea = Concord
A versicolor = Lydia
GBB = Psable
B albopilosum = Flannel
B auratum = Soberano
H maculata = Oreo
P irminia = Nike
L cristata = Magdalena
C brachycephalus = Victor
L parahybans X3 = Chloe, Zoe, & Bill
H gigas X3 = Legolas, Arwen, Moria
B boehmi = Ember
H sp. "longipedum" = Saki
P murinus X6 = Sam, Cleopatra, Popcorn, Inca, Ora, Kenya
C faciatum = Adehleid
E pachypus = Bertha
Aphonopelma sp = Francesca
A geniculata = Rio
G pulchra = Medianoche
E aureopilosum = Dorado
B vagans = Monterrey
B emilia = Quintessa


Kelly (L_mac)
 

burnpile

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I name all my "non interactive" types of animals Cletus. Makes it much easier to remember their names whilst herbally medicated.
 

rknralf

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What a great thread, I still name a majority of my tarantulas, so here it goes
A. geniculata female - Heran
A. geniculata male - Gaiden
A. moderatum unsexed - Blondie
A. seemani female- Boo
A. avicularia female 1 - Piglet
A. avicularia female 2 - Peanut
A. avicularia male - Aurora
A. avicularia unsexed - Goldie
A. versicolor male 1 - Violet
A. versicolor male 2 - Hansel
A. versicolor female - Gretel
B. albopilosum female - Fuzzy
B. albopilosum male - Fuzz
B. emilia male - Hush
B. smithi male - Emilio
B. smithi female - Belle
C. brachycephalus female - Isabel
C. crawshayi male - CeCe
C. cyanpubescens female - Aqua
C. fasciatum unsexed - Tigger
E. campestriatus male - Pickles
E. uatuman unsexed - Oz
E. pachypus female - Boots
E. murinus female - Bones
G. aureostriata female - Kumari
G. aureostriata male - Sunshine
G. pulchra female - BeBe
G. pulchra male 1 - Velvet
G. pulchra male 2 - Inkie
G. rosea female 1 - Rose
G. rosea female 2 - Midge
G. rosea female 3 - Coffee
G. rosea red phase female - Cherry
H. lividum female - Midnight
H. gigas female - trouble
L. parahybana female - Goblin
N. carapoensis female - Frick
N. carapoensis male - Frack
P. nigricolor unsexed - Starr
P. chordatus female 1 - Cocoa
P. chordatus female 2 - Hershey
P. murinus female 1 - Oscar
P. murinus female 2 - Sparky
P. regalis male - Maximus
P. irminia unsexed - Pumpkin

I've also several unnamed tarantulas including:
C. marshalli unsexed
E. pachypus unsexed
L. cristatus female
N. coloratovillosus unsexed - 3
N. carapoensis unsexed- 2
P. regalis unsexed- 2
P. miranda unsexed
P. pulcher female
P. murinus female - 2

In addition, I've got vials of unnamed P. murinus (71) and G. rosea (29) spiderlings that I eventually hope to sell.
Ralph
 
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kellygirl

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At one point, I had over 75 tarantulas in my collection and I had stopped naming them after 10. I know many people who have more than that--some name them, some don't. For me, it is just not realistic to name every one of them--especially spiderlings.

When I was keeping spiderlings (all sold now), each one had an abbreviated "nickname." For instance, I had several Lasiodora dificilis spiderlings so they had labels on their deli cups: "LD1" "LD2" "LD3" etc. That way I could keep up with their molts.

It doesn't mean I don't love my babies! I adore my spiders and talk to them when I come in the room. Right now, the only one in my collection with a name is my first spider: a G. rosea named Zion. I had to sell most of my collection awhile back and it absolutely broke my heart. I've only recently begun to rebuild it but I knew that I could never be without them. Maybe now that I'm focusing on adults and keeping a smaller number of them, I could start naming them again.

-Kelly

P.S. Immortal_Sin and Nixy have some great names for the many tarantulas in their collections--thanks to their creative daughters! :)
 

cricket54

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So far I have only named my G. Rosea, which is
Medussa, the lady with Snakes for her because
she tries to be aggressive. Has only attacked
things I have used in the tank like the cup when
I was putting water in her bowl. She can be
irritable. I kind of named my red knee either
Elvira or Ozzie (after you know who) if I knew
for sure it was a girl or boy. I have a P. urimius,
GBB, Brazilian Red & White, and a H. curly hair
that I am trying to think of names for. It would
be easier for my family & I to talk about each
individual one if they had a name. I love the
names you guys have chosen. Was thinking of
calling the B. red & white a spanish name,
but haven't settled on one yet. She is really
cool for such a 1/2 " spiderling.
Sharon
 

Trinity

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A. Avic- Ember - because her toes are pink like a burning ember.

P. Murinus - RA - after the god of the sun.

G. Pulchra - Mink - cause he's jet black and velvety.

T. Blondi - Omni - cause she's gonna get really big.

A. Purpurea - Haze - after Jimmy Hendrix's Purple Haze

I also have an H. Lividium and a G. Rosea, but they are second instar and I've not named them yet.

:) what a nice thread
 
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Immortal_sin

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LOL...thanks Kellygirl!
I have way too many Ts right now, and we are terribly behind in naming them, but here are a few that Shelby named:

Stinky Funeral
Aleukatin
Cadashio
Morax
Mrs. Fooklabooshay
Seculada
Hot Tamale
...well, you get the picture!

I need to have Shelby pull some more names out of her imagination!
 

clawingpanther

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some skydivin' names...

here are mine...

b.smithi - Trax
gbb - Tandi
a.versi - Altie
c.fasciatum - Fler
g.pulchra - B'Li
a.moderatum - Cypra
p.formosa - Togi
a.metallica - Ka'nopi
p.irminia - Swup
obt - Ryzer
b.vagans - Boc
g.aureostriata - Krazch

peace, M
 

caligulathegod

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Of my six, I've only named 3.

B. smithi Trickie (after a close friend's AOL handle-she's also a red head).

A. seemanni Zed (for Zebra).

T. blondi Sasquatch.

C cyaneopubescens Nothing yet. I'm leaning toward something Elvish.

Pterinochilus sp. OBT No name yet. Might go with OBT, actually.

A versicolor No name yet.

I'm waiting until I get inspired for the last three. I think I did hit my limit, though. I only see myself lusting for one more spider, but I never come across it and I won't mail order it. G Pulchra. If I get that one, I have the name Morticia already picked out.
 

wendy

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Usumbara Orange Baboon- Usa
Brazilian Brown Golith Birdearter- legs
Haitian Giant- Bob the Builder
Theraophosa Blondi- Bob Jr.
Pink Zebra Beauty- Rosie

They have such different personalities, you almost have to give them names.
 

esmoot

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I have never really named any of my pets before. Chameleons were named chameleon. Snakes were named snake and so on. To follow up on what Kelly said it would become pretty hard to name every t I have. The list below is a partial, out of date, with lots of updateds to be added and only the letters A-C. So...............they get ID#s.

Acanthoscurria brocklehursti
Acanthoscurria ferina
Acanthoscurria ferina
Acanthoscurria ferina
Acanthoscurria geniculata
Acanthoscurria geniculata
Acanthoscurria geniculata
Acanthoscurria geniculata
Acanthoscurria juruenicola
Aphonopelma bicoloratum
Aphonopelma hentzi
Aphonopelma hentzi
Aphonopelma hentzi
Aphonopelma hentzi
Aphonopelma hentzi
Aphonopelma hentzi
Aphonopelma hentzi
Aphonopelma hentzi
Aphonopelma seemanni
Aphonopelma seemanni
Avicularia avicularia
Avicularia braunshauseni
Avicularia braunshauseni
Avicularia laeta
Avicularia laeta
Avicularia laeta
Avicularia laeta
Avicularia laeta
Avicularia laeta
Avicularia laeta
Avicularia laeta
Avicularia laeta
Avicularia metallica
Avicularia metallica
Avicularia metallica
Avicularia metallica
Avicularia metallica
Avicularia minatrix
Avicularia minatrix
Avicularia purpurea
Avicularia urticans
Avicularia versicolor
Avicularia versicolor
Avicularia versicolor
Avicularia versicolor
Avicularia versicolor
Avicularia versicolor
Brachypelma albopilosum
Brachypelma albopilosum
Brachypelma albopilosum
Brachypelma albopilosum
Brachypelma albopilosum
Brachypelma albopilosum
Brachypelma albopilosum
Brachypelma albopilosum
Brachypelma albopilosum
Brachypelma albopilosum
Brachypelma boehmei
Brachypelma boehmei
Brachypelma boehmei
Brachypelma boehmei
Brachypelma boehmei
Brachypelma boehmei
Brachypelma boehmei
Brachypelma klaasi
Brachypelma pallidum
Brachypelma smithi
Brachypelma smithi
Brachypelma smithi
Brachypelma smithi
Brachypelma vagans
Brachypelma vagans
Brachypelma vagans
Brachypelma vagans
Brachypelma vagans
Ceratogyrus bechuanicus
Ceratogyrus bechuanicus
Ceratogyrus bechuanicus
Ceratogyrus marshalli
Ceratogyrus marshalli
Ceratogyrus sanderi
Ceratogyrus sanderi
Ceratogyrus sanderi
Chaetopelma gracile
Chilobrachys sp. Asian Smokey
Chilobrachys fimbriatus
Chilobrachys fimbriatus
Chilobrachys fimbriatus
Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens
Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens
Citharischius crawshayi
Citharischius crawshayi
Citharischius crawshayi
Crassicrus lamanai
Crassicrus lamanai
Crassicrus lamanai
Crassicrus lamanai
Crytopholis portoricae
Cyclosternum fasciatum
 

BigBadConrad

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Mexican Fireleg: En Fuego

other inverts:

emperor scorps: Darth Vader, Nightmare, Elvira
desert hairy scorp: Executioner
AZ bark scorp: Sbarky (*as in ASU mascot Sparky)
Puerto Rican giant centipede: Freight Train
VIetnamese giant centipede (recently deceased): Atari

arriving soon:

female T. blondi: Deborah (*as in Deborah Harry)
female genic: undecided
female parahybana: undecided
 
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DnKslr

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Holy cow! Some of you have LOTS and LOTS of T's! I love some of the names people have given there Ts. I may have to "borrow" a name or 2 since I'm running out of ideas. I still haven't named my Pink Zebra or my Chilean Dwarf yet. When I get a T blondi, I think I like the name "Maximus"(hope you don't mind rknralf) I'm also a fan of the movie Gladiator.
 
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