Norsken's Tarantulas

Norsken

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Hi, i'm new to this forum, and i like to show you some of my T's...

First is my Lasiodora Parahybana terrarium



And here she is...



My Acanthoscurria Geniculata enjoying a meal...



also got a Grammostola Rosea



Nhandu Chromatus



Got a little shy and agressive girl from the Philipines, Selenocosmia Peerboomi



My Grammostola Iheringi the day after molting(amazing colours)



A little Brachypelma Albopilosum sling, got three of them.



A Lassiodora Difficilis juvenil



Some of my terras and last picture is the shelf used to store them








This is sometime gonna be filled with Exo-terras...

Be back with more pictures when i got my newly ordered T's....
 

AlainL

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HI and welcome to arachnoboards!

Very beautiful pics and collection you got there.
I love your enclosures.

Thanks for sharing.

Alain
 
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P. Novak

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First off, welcome to the boards! THis is a great place and you can learn alot here.

Very nice enclosures and collection. How many Ts do you own?
 

Norsken

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First off, welcome to the boards! THis is a great place and you can learn alot here.

Very nice enclosures and collection. How many Ts do you own?
Hi again, thanks for your comments at the moment i have sixteen, these are:

0.1.0 Acanthoscurria Geniculata
0.1.0 Grammostola Rosea
0.0.1 Grammostola Iheringi
0.0.1 Chromatopelma Cyanopubescens
0.0.3 Brachypelm Albopilosum
0.1.0 Selenocosmia Peerboomi
0.1.0 Nhandu Chromatus
0.1.0 Nhandu Colloratovillosum
0.1.0 Lasiodora Parahybana
0.0.1 Lasiodora Difficilis
0.0.1 Eupalaestrus Campestratus
0.0.2 Brachypelma Smithi
0.0.1 Brachypelma Vagans

And i have ordered (and paid for)

0.1.0 Aphonopelma Caniceps
0.0.1 Aphonopelma Seemanni 4-5 cm juvenil
0.0.1 Brachypelma Boehmei 5 cm juvenil
0.0.1 Brachypelma Vagans 4-5 cm juvenil
0.1.0 Grammostola Aureostriata
0.1.0 Grammostola Pulchra

And really hope to get Aphonopelma Chalcodes, Grammostola Chalcotrix and all the other Brachypelma's
 

Vys

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Nice pictures, especially of the Iheringi and Chromatus :)

Is the moss you are using dried?

And are you Norwegian by any chance? : )
 

pinkzebra

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Welcome to the boards! Your Ts and enclosures are beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

Jen
 

Norsken

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Nice pictures, especially of the Iheringi and Chromatus :)

Is the moss you are using dried?

And are you Norwegian by any chance? : )
Yes, it's moss, but i don't drie it, put it in a bowl of water, or in the fridge for an hour.

And i am Norwegian, four miles north of Oslo...
 

Vys

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Yes, it's moss, but i don't drie it, put it in a bowl of water, or in the fridge for an hour.

And i am Norwegian, four miles north of Oslo...
Ah ok, but it does die if you don't keep it rather constantly moist. I guess dead moss keeps its color? Then that is most likely a lot more practical for most species.

Kempefine edderkopper i hvartfall! :p
 

markface

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some awesome pics ! very nice set up you have going there too .
 

Norsken

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Got some new T's a couple of days ago, snapped some pictures during feeding time.
Here is my Grammostola pulchra female



Grammostola aureostriata female hunting for a mealworm....





A little 2,5 cm Brachypelma boehmei sling



An Aphonopelma seemanni juvenil with his lunch



Aphonopelma caniceps female





My Chromatopelma cyanopubescens juvenil enjoying a mealworm





Have also ordered five different Brachy's and an Aphonopelma bicoloratum from a guy from Germany, for pickup at the Malmö reptil-expo in Sweden. Have to travel 80 miles to get them, have also ordered some slings from the spidershop.uk, so i'll be back with more pictures
 

Norsken

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Got a week with several molts, first out was my Acanthoscurria geniculata, here she is couple of days after molt:





The day after, my Nhandu colloratovillosum molted:





And yesterday my lovely Grammostola pulchra lady started changing her clothes....

Premolt:


During molt:



And in her lovely new black clothes:





Also got a Lasiodora parahybana lady that i hav'nt seen for nearly three weeks, she have closed her entrance, so probebly there's a molt in the near future.....
 

syndicate

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great photos!i really like your shelves to.need some more spiders to fill them up haha{D
i think u need some aboreals for your collection to ;]
 

Norsken

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great photos!i really like your shelves to.need some more spiders to fill them up haha{D
i think u need some aboreals for your collection to ;]
Hi, and thanks for your comments. I know i need more spiders, but there are already some more there than in those pictures. And on the upcoming saturday, some friends of mine and me are going to an expo in Malmö, Sweden.
We'll have to drive 40 miles each way to get there. Have reserved a bounch of Brachy juvenils, a couple of sub-adult/adult Aphonopelma's (one of them is seemanni"blue form")and i'm also getting my first arboreal, an Avicularia metallica female, which we are gonna try to breed with my friends male. Hopefully there are som more interesting T's there too...
But i have noticed one thing that strikes me, all the Brachy's and Aphonopelma's (U.S T's) are much more expensive in the U.S, than hee in Europe. One of the T's i'm getting is a 3" B.boehmei $35, and an 0.1 A.bicoloratum $42. I think that's weird.....anyway gonna post more pictures of my new T's after the next weekend....
 

Norsken

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A couple of days ago me and two friends of mine went to a reptil-expo in Malmö,Sweden. We drove for seven hours/40 miles each way to get there, but i can asure you, it was worth it. Here's the list of T's i took home:

0.1.0 Aphonopelma bicoloratum
0.1.0 Aphonopelma chalcodes
0.1.0 Aphonopelma seemanni "blue colour form"
1.0.0 Avicularia amazonica
0.0.1 Avicularia geroldi
0.1.0 Avicularia metallica(going to breed her in 14 days)
0.0.2 Avicularia versicolor
0.0.1 Brachypelma boehmei juvenil 6cm
0.0.1 Brachypelma emilia juv 4cm
0.0.1 Brachypelma klaasi juv 5cm
0.0.1 Brachypelma schroderi juv 5cm
0.0.1 Brachypelma smithi juv 7cm
0.1.0 Brachypelma verdezi
0.0.1 Grammostola grossa juv 6cm
0.0.1 Megaphobena robustum 4cm

Have to show some of the new ones(not all of them wanted their photo taken yet)

Starting with the enclosure i made for the Avicularia amazonica(only live plants)



Here we are waiting to move in:



And here we are trying to hide from the camera:



Brachypelma smithi juvenil:



Brachypelma boehmei juvenil:



Megaphobena robustum sling/juvenil:



Grammostola grossa juvenil:



A sub adult Aphonopelma chalcodes female:



Avicularia metallica female, she's big....15cm. A crappy photo a she sits on the sideglass, anyway she's a beauty.............



Also got with me a mantid, P.wahlbergii:



Gonna get pictures of the rest of them soon
 

pinkzebra

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You have great, gorgeous Ts and enclosures! That mantid is awesome.
 

Thrasher

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You've got some reallly impressive pics!!!!!! Mind if I ask what camera you use for these pictures? I have just bough a used Cannon D10 I wonder if that would be good for spiders pictures like urs!!
 

Norsken

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You've got some reallly impressive pics!!!!!! Mind if I ask what camera you use for these pictures? I have just bough a used Cannon D10 I wonder if that would be good for spiders pictures like urs!!
Thank you for your great comments, I have a Nikon D50, with the kit lens Nikkor 18-55, Hoping to buy a Tamron 90mm macro soon, but it's expensive over here....
 

Norsken

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A week ago we decided to try to breed my Avicularia metallica female



introduced this male



For a couple of hours they just sat stairing at eachother



after more hours without any kind of action, we decided to leave them together for the night, and this is all i found of the male the morning after



Hope he managed to do his job....

Got a molt on my Aphonopelma seemanni juvenil



New clothing



Ater over a month hiding, my Lasiodora parahybana finally decided to show herself again





Also put out a couple of pictures of some new terras i made in the enclosure thread sticked on top in the pictures section.
 
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