Wednesday 17th January

I need to clear some stock so it is "make me an offer" time on tarantulas. I may not always say yes but it is worth asking! (really depends how much I have paid for them). Just drop me an email, tell me which tarantula/tarantulas you would like and how much you would like to pay. Remember once the reduction appears on the website you will need to order quickly or someone else may bag the bargain! (the price will only be reduced for one day so please don't ask unless you are ready to buy)


  • Phormictopus cubensis - Cuban Gold Birdeating Tarantula

Common Name: Cuban Gold Birdeating Tarantula
Scientific Name: Phormictopus cubensis

Status: Captive Bred

Country of origin - Cuba/Central America
Habitat: Ground dwelling
Suitability:  Not overly aggressive but not to be handled

My Opinion:
A large, bulky, attractive spider. Not so common in the pet hobby these days. Tend to sit out in full view so they make a good display animal but I would not recommend picking them up.

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It is difficult to give a size for the spiders as stock is constantly changing. Generally, the small size is a spiderling up to 1.5cm body length (small will be SMALL), juvenile is a grown on spiderling with a body length of about 1.5cm, medium 2cm to 4cm and a large is 4cm to fully adult (but a lot depends on the species!)

If you would like me to measure the body length of any medium or large spider, please send me an email. I cannot measure the body length of small and juvenile size spiders as they are constantly changing.

All spiders are unsexed unless stated.


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Phormictopus cubensis - Cuban Gold Birdeating Tarantula

  • Product Code: 425
  • Availability: 3
  • £35.00


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