Monday 26th June - I will be unavailable all day as I am attending a wedding, I'm putting this hurried note on the site as Monday is a busy day and I already have messages "binging and pinging" on my phone and computer. I may get a chance to reply this evening but it will more likely be tomorrow.  

  • Haplocosmia himalayana- Himalayan Beauty Tarantula

Common Name: Himalayan Beauty Tarantula
Scientific Name: Haplocosmia himalayana

Status: Captive Bred
Country of origin - Nepal

Habitat: Ground dwelling
Suitability:  Not for beginners.

My Opinion:
The Himalayan Beauty (also sometimes known as the Himalayan Earth Tiger) is a beautiful and quite rare tarantula. I have not kept this species before so I don't know a lot about them. They certainly spin copious amounts of web and then sit in their silken tunnel for much of the time. I would assume that as an asian species, they are probably not particularly friendly! 

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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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Haplocosmia himalayana- Himalayan Beauty Tarantula

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