Pop In & Pick Up Weekend


I will be having a Spider evening on Friday 30th November 6.30-8.30. All are welcome, no rules but if it is chaos I will put some in place for the next one! Come along for a chat, watch some spiders at a time that they come out to play and feel free to buy if you wish (there is no obligation to buy)


  • Brachypelma hamorii - Mexican Red Knee Tarantula
Common Name:Mexican Red Knee Tarantula
Scientific Name: Brachypelma hamorii (formerly known as smithi)

Status: Captive Bred

Country of origin - Mexico
Habitat: Ground dwelling
Suitability: Easy to keep, a great beginners tarantula

My Opinion:
I feel that the Mexican Red Knee is the original and still by far the best pet tarantula. They are large, colourful, docile, long lived and tend to sit out in the open where they can be seen.

I can send these animals to EU countries (I do not supply certificates) and I cannot send to countries outside the EU. Please do not order these animals unless your postal address is within the European Union. Please do not order these animals if you require a certificate. If an animal is ordered in error I will remove the item from your order and refund the price of the animal.

This animal is covered by CITES regulations, Annex B. I do not import animals and therefore know relatively little about CITES.

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species)

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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 upto 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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Brachypelma hamorii - Mexican Red Knee Tarantula

  • Product Code: 788
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  • £50.00


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