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Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by Slimdean, Aug 22, 2015.

  1. Slimdean

    Slimdean Arachnopeon

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    So I decided to changed it up. Instead of ordering my usual dwarves, I got b.klassi and emila..... I thought they were defective spiders cause they didn't run for dear life as soon as I opened the container like my other spiders . They just peeked out, climbed on my finger and into their new homes. I'm not used to this kinda behavior, but I'll manage :)
     
  2. scott308

    scott308 Arachnosquire Old Timer

    Nice additions. Not really familiar with klassi, but emilia is on my wish list. Are you sure you can handle the speed? :laugh:
     
  3. Slimdean

    Slimdean Arachnopeon

    Lol they so fast.....to not move unless needed hahaaa
     
  4. cold blood

    cold blood Moderator Staff Member

    Oooooh, B. klassi, very nice addition...possibly the most beautiful of all Brachys (IMO)....emelia ain't bad either;)
     
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  5. Slimdean

    Slimdean Arachnopeon

    Yea I wanted a brachy with the red rump and golden carapace (name escapes me) but it was sold out so I got the b.emila. I'm happy with both so far. B. Shroederi is next on the list..... Which went on sale for 50%off ($39) the day after I ordered lol grrrr
     
  6. I think B emilia is the prettiest of all brachis. I am partial, since I have one.
    She doesn't do much except sit there. But I have seen her ping pong moved, so I guess she does a walk-about during the night.
     
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  7. cold blood

    cold blood Moderator Staff Member

    B. albiceps....also a favorite of mine...but klassi is the :bomb: Way nicer than emelia;P
     
  8. Oh, the lies we tell ourselves....

    I won't burst your bubble.

    But B emilia is the bestest.
     
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  9. johnny quango

    johnny quango Arachnoknight Arachnosupporter

    A couple of great additions you got there i have 8 brachys including the Emilia and schroederi you mentioned but sadly the klaasi isn't 1 that I keep yet.
     
  10. Ghost Dragon

    Ghost Dragon Arachnopeon

    Yes, nice additions. Don't have a klassi either, but my emilia, Maggie, was one of my first. Very docile, and easily handled when the need arises (she'd stay on my hand for hours if I let her). Slow growing, but extremely long lived, you'll have to put it in your will. :laugh:

    Good luck. :)
     
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  11. Storm76

    Storm76 Arachnoemperor

    Congrats! On that note...B. auratum anyone? :p
     
  12. johnny quango

    johnny quango Arachnoknight Arachnosupporter

    B auratum was the last Brachypelma I bought and it's just starting to show adult colouring
     
  13. Just used google-images to view some B auratum pix -- they are lovely! Not sure if all the pix were post-moult or not -- but those colours really popped!
     
  14. johnny quango

    johnny quango Arachnoknight Arachnosupporter

    They really do pop I would go as far as to say they are the most vivid of my 8 brachys, but my 2 x annitha and my smithi are showing markings but sadly no colouration yet
     
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  15. Well, I had my heart set on classic B smithi - the decided B emilia was prettiest. Now B auratum may also trump my getting a B smithi. (sigh) I like them ALL!
     
  16. johnny quango

    johnny quango Arachnoknight Arachnosupporter

    I did the exact same thing when I decided to get back in the hobby I wanted 3 tarantulas to start with G pulchra (female) Gbb (female) and a B smithi I changed the smithi for an Emilia after I saw a beautiful adult and it took me over a year to finally get a smithi and now I have 2x annitha, B albopilosum Emilia, schroederi,auratum, smithi and a beautiful underrated B verdezi that's full of character
     
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  17. gobey

    gobey Arachnoknight

    B. emilia is the only Brachy I really want. I had 5 B. albopilosums at one point. Now I'm down to a reasonable 2. But cool as they are. They're just not what you imagine a Brachy to be.

    That dark triangle on the Emilia is what gets me
    I love it.

    I picked up a B. smithi sling. Little bugger is barely a half inch. I can't wait for it to grow. But I know it'll be a loonnnnggg wait.
     
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  18. Brachys are my all time favorite. Like dogs of the t world for the most part. Really the only species I keep, besides g. porteri. Really hard for me to chose favorite but my top 3 would be baumgarteni, klaasi and, annitha. Cant wait for my slings go into the juvie stage. Long lived thats forsure.
     
  19. Chris LXXIX

    Chris LXXIX ArachnoGod Active Member

    Brachypelma vagans for life. They have a somewhat attitude for being "Brachys".
     
  20. scott308

    scott308 Arachnosquire Old Timer

    :clap:

    My thoughts exactly!
     
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