Tuesday 31st March

UPDATE: I cannot believe that it is only one week since I posted out any bugs, it seems like several weeks ago! Everything is changing daily and none of us really know what's coming next. I am hoping that I will be able to resume sending out orders after the Easter break. I will of course update you further with any news. Stay safe everyone x


Tuesday 24th March: I would just like to say a big thank you to my lovely and loyal customers. I really appreciate you all, now more than ever! I have decided that I cannot carry on posting orders for the time being, quite frankly I can’t take the stress. Royal Mail cannot guarantee to deliver by 1pm the following day and I really don’t want my creatures held up in the mail and the added worry that it would cause my customers and myself. I will of course still be looking after all the animals but I also have people who rely on me for their care and I need to prioritise at this scary time. I am happy for people to collect from me (I will pack the animals and have them ready for contactless collection / no minimum spend). You can ring through your order and pay cash.

 

I will review the situation every few days but I cannot see anything improving anytime soon. You are welcome to phone me for a chat, I will be updating my Facebook page and writing a new blog entry shortly but for now please take care of yourselves, stay safe and sane. Thankfully my husband has a secure job but I know only too well that those who are self-employed or have been laid off due to the virus will be suffering, along with those people who are elderly and isolated. Perhaps I can do some videoing in the bug room and set up my mini scenes with the bugs to cheer things up just a little.


I have written and uploaded a new blog entry for my website today (for those who are interested :)

  • Ephebopus cyanognathus - Blue Fang Tarantula

Common Name: Blue Fang Tarantula
Scientific Name: Ephebopus cyanognathus

Status: Captive Bred

Country of origin - French Guiana, South America
Habitat: Ground dwelling
Suitability: Not for beginners, not very friendly.

My Opinion:
A stunning spider and always popular with tarantula enthusiasts. They do tend to spend a lot of time sitting in their burrow but when they emerge it is worth the wait. Even when in a burrow they tend to sit with their vivid blue 'fangs' on show. I have a great photo of a Blue Fang that I framed and put in the living room. My family keep sticking it back in my office, much to my annoyance as it is far too pretty to hide away (in my opinion).  I wouldn't try handling one of these, they are fast moving and can be rather grumpy when disturbed.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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!)

I am happy to send a photo of any medium or large size spider that you are interested in, just email me!

All spiders are unsexed unless stated.

Write a review

Please login or register to review

Ephebopus cyanognathus - Blue Fang Tarantula

  • Product Code: 834
  • Availability: 2
  • £30.00


Available Options

Stock 2
Order

Bestsellers

Hissing Cockroach (Gromphadorhina sp.) Adult/Sub-adult x 8

Hissing Cockroach (Gromphadorhina sp.) Adult/Sub-adult x 8

Common Name: Hissing Cockroach Scientific Name: Gromphadorhina species Size: Adult / S..

£15.00

Cockroaches / Livefood (species & sizes will vary) per tub

Cockroaches / Livefood (species & sizes will vary) per tub

Cockroaches (species & sizes will vary) I sometimes only have one species of cockroach av..

£3.99

Special Offer
Your First Millipede And Cockroach Book - TO CLEAR

Your First Millipede And Cockroach Book - TO CLEAR

Title: Your First Millipede And Cockroach Book Author: Nick Baker Description: A lovely littl..

£1.99

Selection of Specials

Special Offer
Red Spotted Assassin Bug (Platymeris rhadamanthus) Adult

Red Spotted Assassin Bug (Platymeris rhadamanthus) Adult

Common Name: Red Spotted Assassin Bug Scientific Name: Platymeris rhadamanthus Size: Adult ..

£9.99

Special Offer
Domino Cockroach (Therea bernhardti)  Per Tub

Domino Cockroach (Therea bernhardti) Per Tub

Common Name: Domino Cockroach Scientific Name: Therea bernhardti Size : Various - Per tub ..

£4.99

Special Offer
Hissing Cockroach (Gromphadorhina species) Nymph

Hissing Cockroach (Gromphadorhina species) Nymph

Common Name: Hissing Cockroach Scientific Name: Gromphadorhina species Size: Nymph S..

£1.50

Special Offer
Giant Dead Leaf Praying Mantis (Deroplatys dessicata)  Adult female (collection only)

Giant Dead Leaf Praying Mantis (Deroplatys dessicata) Adult female (collection only)

Common Name: Giant Dead Leaf Praying Mantis Scientific Name: Deroplatys dessicata Size: Adult fema..

£12.00

Special Offer
Giant Spiny Stick Insect (Eurycantha calcarata) Large Nymph

Giant Spiny Stick Insect (Eurycantha calcarata) Large Nymph

Common Name: Giant Spiny Stick InsectScientific Name: Eurycantha calcarataSize: Large Nymp..

£4.99

Special Offer
Hissing Cockroach (Gromphadorhina species) Adult / Sub-adult

Hissing Cockroach (Gromphadorhina species) Adult / Sub-adult

Common Name : Hissing Cockroach Scientific Name : Gromphadorhina species Size : Adult ..

£2.99