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.  

  • Tapinauchenius Gigas - Red Tree Tarantula

Common Name:Red Tree Tarantula
Scientific Name: Tapinauchenius gigas

Status: Captive Bred  

Country of origin - French Guiana, South America
Habitat: Tree dwelling
Suitability: Not for beginners, fast moving.

My Opinion:
A beautiful 'fluffy' tarantula, the red colour is so vibrant. They are fast moving like most tree dwelling species but don't tend to be overly aggressive. Not a huge species but certainly one that I would recommend as part of a varied tarantula collection. I actually love all Tapinauchenius species, I don't know why they are not more popular, I think they are really underrated!

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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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Tapinauchenius Gigas - Red Tree Tarantula

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  • £35.00


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