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Average Rating Given To This Care Sheet Is 2.80    (1=lowest, 5=highest)    Last Updated: 05/16/2005

Main Category:

Non-Reptile/Amphibian

Sub Category:

Spiders

 Care Sheet Submitted By:

Reptile kid

Years Experience:

1 to 2 Years

Species:

Salmon Pink Bird Eater Tarantula

Other Species or Phases this Care Sheet May Cover:

Most tarantulas but might have to change little things like temps and humidity.

Sexing and Characteristics:

Males are smaller with long legs. Females are bigger.

Mostly Active During:

Night

Substrate and Water Needs:

I use potting soil for all of my tarantulas, i use small water dish like a coffee pot lid. put 2 to 3inches of potting soil in the tank.

Lighting and UVB:

None needed

Temperatures and Humidity:

Temperature is 75f to 85f
humidity is 78% to 85%

Heating and Equipment:

I use a under tank heat pad.

Caging Provided:

I use a storage container with holes drilled into it, it is 24inches long, 12inches deep, 7inches tall. i also have hiding places which can be a plant pot or can by pet shop hides.

Diet:

Carnivorous

Description of Diet:

Hatchlings eat small crickets
Adults eat large crickets, locust, pinkies(baby mice) pre-killed use forceps to feed them.

Supplements, Nutrition and Usage:

Can dust crickets but not needed if crickets are well fed.

Maintenance:

Clean tank once every two months, top water bowl up once a week and mist three or so times a week.

Some Words on this Species:

Grow big, to between 7.5inches to 10inches
Not to be handled because of temperament which is bad.
not a good first tarantula
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