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  • Grammostola pulchra - Chile Black Tarantula

Common Name: Chile Black (Sometimes called the Brazilian Black)
Scientific Name: Grammostola pulchra

Status : Captive Bred  

Country of origin - Chile
Habitat: Ground dwelling
Suitability:  Good beginners spider, generally docile

My Opinion:
The Chile Black or Brazilian Black as this spider is sometimes known, is a large, jet black tarantula. They are very popular being quite gentle in nature, while large and impressive in looks. They make a good 'show' tarantula as they tend to sit out in full view, rather than hide away. They are quite slow growing but long lived.

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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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Grammostola pulchra - Chile Black Tarantula

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