SHOW TOMORROW..oh what to get..

rapunzel

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any suggestions?
no sense pretending i wont be getting something. no such thing as "just looking"...something that grows quick, gets large...something that looks good...something that would look great sitting here by the computer desk , great display...
 

conipto

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Just take a look around, and get whatever jumps out and bites you.

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Well it all comes down to your commitment to the pet. DO you want something that is a little friskier than most? THen I would go for an L parahybana, P irminia, P cambridgei or even a P murinus. If you want something that is friendlier go for an Antilles pinktoe.
 

rapunzel

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ughhh!

Originally posted by mebebraz
sounds like your looking for a spouse.....=D
I didnt say something that sits around watching teevee, grumbling about laundry, wants breakfast made as soon as his eyes are open, and burps farts and scratches himself...
 

ArachnoJoost

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Originally posted by rapunzel
something that grows quick, gets large...something that looks good...something that would look great sitting here by the computer desk , great display...
In my opinion you're exactly describing Lasiodora parahybana here...:) . Quick grower, gets very large, looks good, and is (as adult) almost always non-burrowing and in full sight.
Good luck on the choice!
Joost
 

rapunzel

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Originally posted by Tarantula
If you want something that is friendlier go for an Antilles pinktoe.

how fast do they grow....slow like the b. smithi? ....considerably faster....heck, even moderately faster?
 

Immortal_sin

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Originally posted by rapunzel
how fast do they grow....slow like the b. smithi? ....considerably faster....heck, even moderately faster?
considerably faster than a B smithi, that is for sure!
 

MrT

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Damn,
I wish I could go to the show tomorrow.:(
Az. is pretty much showless. Which really SUCKS!!!!!

Ernie
 

Bjorgly

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Buy an A.geniculata or L.parahybana - they grow like weeds, look good, never turn down meals, are fairly hardy and not too aggressive and are always out in the open. Come to think of it they are the ultimate tarantulas.

Mark
 

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Originally posted by MrT
Damn,
I wish I could go to the show tomorrow.:(
Az. is pretty much showless. Which really SUCKS!!!!!

Ernie
Ernie,
Oddly enough, being that New Mexico and Arizona are THE places to hunt arachnids, there are no shows. We have one, a very dinky one, that has mostly herps..:(
Peace,
Gillian
 

Devildoll

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going to the Taylor show guys?
I'll be there all day blowing all of my hard earned raise:)

i'm going w/ mmmDonuts cause his cars broke... stop and say hi, i'll probably be at his table w/ him all day.... it's Cronoss Exotic Bugs. I have no idea what i want to get... maybe a new P. ornata if i can find one there.
 

MrT

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Originally posted by Gillian
Ernie,
Oddly enough, being that New Mexico and Arizona are THE places to hunt arachnids, there are no shows. We have one, a very dinky one, that has mostly herps..:(
Peace,
Gillian
I hear ya Gillian,
According to that link, theres only one expo. here.
I guess we'll have to wait for the ATS in Carlsbad. Should be good shopping and swapping there. =D

Ernie
 

Nemesis

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Originally posted by MrT
Damn,
I wish I could go to the show tomorrow.:(
Az. is pretty much showless. Which really SUCKS!!!!!

Ernie
=D =D
HMMM..... Well Ernie, I'm trying to feel bad for you, but YOU'VE GOT A WHOLE FRIGGIN' BACK YARD OF POSSIBILITIES!!! The Superstitions, Usuary Pass, etc. etc. GO COLLECTING!!!

I'm Jealous!

Kelly O
 

MrT

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Originally posted by Nemesis
=D =D
HMMM..... Well Ernie, I'm trying to feel bad for you, but YOU'VE GOT A WHOLE FRIGGIN' BACK YARD OF POSSIBILITIES!!! The Superstitions, Usuary Pass, etc. etc. GO COLLECTING!!!

I'm Jealous!

Kelly O
Kelly O,
Now how is it you know about Usuary pass? You must have lived here. :) I do go collecting during the spring and summer, but I own all these species already.
I need more. More, more.
If you ever get out here, we need to get together and go out collecting. I have a 55 gal drum I carry water in for collecting. I put it in my truck, I dont carry it on my back. LOL
The T's are 10 mins. from my front door.

Ernie
 

Bob the thief

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OO that reminds me the monthly PA one is soon.
Time to add to my desert tarantula collection.

A.geniculata seems like a good choice
 
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rapunzel

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ohhhh

Originally posted by MrT

The T's are 10 mins. from my front door.

Ernie

and here i really was feeling bad that there arent shows...
I think i hear little vioins playing for you...:}
Im gonna go out and collect from MY yard...lets see...common snowflakes, icecrystals, OH LOOK! the ever popular concrete!
;P
Seriously, having the show be ten minutes from my front door has its downfalls, too. Soo easy to spendspendspend...every month...I really think my boyfriend will enjoy a Lasiodora parahybana for Valentines day, dont you? hehehehee.....

Kim
 
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