Monday, January 7, 2013

Nhandu tripepii - Brazilian Giant Blonde Tarantula

Nhandu tripepii (Brazilian Giant Blonde Tarantula) arelarge, robust, attractive and hairy tarantula. White / Cream Hairs all over. This are terrestrial species that can be found in the State of Para, Brazil. The Nhandu tripepii  formerly Vitalius vulpinus, was recently renamed to Nhandu tripepii.

Tarantula Information
Regions Found: State of Para, Brazil
Class: Terrestrial
Longevity: 3-4 years
Adult Size: 7-9
Temperament: Aggressive, nervous and skittish
Urticating Hairs: Yes,
Venom Potency: Low toxicity, comparable to a bee sting
Brachypelma smithi Housing Requirements
Tarantula Housing: Floor space is more important than height, a deep substrate should be provided for burrowing. A good retreat is required, maybe a few in strategic places.
Temperature: 24-28°C (75-86°F)
Humidity: About 55-65%
Special Requirements: No special requirements.
Brachypelma smithi Diet
Livefood insects such as cricketsmealwormssuperwormshouseflies and other Small insects


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