what is the biggest avicularia sp.?

KyuZo

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does anyone know what is the biggest species of avicularia that is out there right now? in the pet trade? in the world?
thanks,
jason
 

Alice

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hm, not totally sure, but certainly huriana is one of the biggest - those get huge. i also saw a bicegoi with at least 6" last weekend at a show.
it's difficult to compare though, as even with versis, old females can grow quite big.
 

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not 100% sure but.............

Avicularia braunshauseni is what my anwser would be. someone correct me if i'm wrong.
tom
 

Alice

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hm, yes, those get very big as well... but my breeder has mated his girl at around 4.5" and got a viable sac. big, too.
 

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Yes Avicularia braunshauseni are the largest Avic species and fairly agressive.
 

Cheshire

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Avicularia braunshauseni is actually the largest specimen in the Avilcularia genus I know of.

Who knows, though? That genus is such a mess with all the naturally occurring hybrids and such, not to mention that explorers seem to crank a couple new species out every year or so.
 

Jonathan

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Hello,
I don't know if I have an oddity, but I have a MM A.geroldi that is pushing six inches.
Jon
 

SavageDigital

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Avicularia braunshauseni
We have a braunshauseni and it's certainly out growing all of the other avics, it's supposed to be the largest. Ours isn't aggressive, I think you have to measure that label against the benchmark for the genus (cuddly versi's and avic avics, etc.).
 
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