What is the difference between spiders and tarantulas?

12 Differences Between Spiders And Tarantulas

To some, the differences and similarities between spiders and tarantulas are of little consequence. The only bit of information they cling to is the fear they feel when they see either. But as an avid tarantula lover and owner of four, I needed to know more. So, what is the […]

Tarantulas that can be handled

8 Awesome Tarantulas That Can Be Handled

Owners playing with their tarantulas are all over the internet, but is it safe to handle your spider? To handle your spider or not is up to you, there are vocal components to each party. Some say that no spider should be held at all while others will tell you […]

Tarantula Humidity Guide

The Ultimate Tarantula Humidity Guide

A quick Google search about tarantula care and you will see that humidity plays a vital role in keeping your T healthy. Of course, as with most things, there is some disagreement regarding the importance of humidity, and some hobbyists will say it’s unnecessary. Is humidity important to tarantulas? Yes. […]

Do Tarantulas Sleep?

Do Tarantulas Sleep? Not Really!

You might have seen your tarantula in the same position for hours if not days and wondered if it is hurt, cold, unhappy or maybe sleeping? Well, one thing we know is that tarantulas don’t roll onto their sides or backs to take a quick nap, but they do rest. […]

Do Tarantulas Eat Their Molt?

Do Tarantulas Eat Their Molt? Is That Okay?

You wake up one morning to find there are TWO tarantulas in your T’s enclosure and freak out a little before realising it’s just an old exoskeleton! What now? Should you leave it for your T to enjoy as a snack or remove it? Do tarantulas eat their molt? Most […]

Why is my tarantula losing hair?

2 Reasons Why Your Tarantula Is Losing Hair

When your once beautifully hairy tarantula all of the sudden starts losing its hairs, you won’t be blamed for switching to panic mode. But before you give yourself sleepless nights, grab a cup of tea and read on to find out why you don’t have to be concerned. Why is […]

Why is my tarantula so active?

5 Reasons Why Your Tarantula Is So Active

Tarantulas are usually described as pet ‘rocks’, and for good reason – they don’t move a lot! Being nocturnal in nature, Ts will be more active at night time but within limits. That is why some tarantula owners get a little worried when their Ts start scaling the walls all […]