Tarantula Behavior

Are tarantulas friendly?

Are Tarantulas Friendly? Not All Of Them!

You’ve seen videos of tarantulas walking up their owners’ arms, so that must mean tarantulas are friendly, right? Well, mine are but that is because to me, not showing any aggression or anxiety when I approach is a sign of friendliness. But, are tarantulas friendly? Tarantulas make very docile pets […]

Why is my tarantula rubbing its legs together?

Why Is My Tarantula Rubbing Its Legs Together?

Body language gives away most of what we are thinking and feeling. When we are trying to understand other beings, body language is the best medium to understand what they are trying to convey. So when a tarantula rubs its legs together, what does it really mean? There can be […]

Why is my tarantula shaking?

Why Your Tarantula Is Shaking

Tarantulas don’t like to shake it on the dance floor. They are pretty much a poster boy image of an introvert who likes to mind their own business. But what if you see them shaking themselves? Are they in the mood to jive or is there anything serious? It depends […]

why is my tarantula in the corner of the tank?

Why Is My Tarantula In The Corner Of The Tank?

Feeling ‘cornered’ is a lonely and defenseless position one can be in. When we look at our beloved tarantula sitting by itself in the corner of the tank, is it a sad sight to watch or are we overriding on our own interpretation? Why is our tarantula in the corner […]

Why is my tarantula not webbing?

4 Reasons Why Your Tarantula Is Not Webbing

Have you noticed that your tarantula is not webbing? This may bring you some concerns as you might think that there is something wrong with your tarantula. But is this really abnormal behavior? For some owners, they even think that their tarantulas are unhappy when they do not create webs. […]

Do tarantulas eat less during winter?

Do Tarantulas Eat Less During Winter?

What happens to your tarantula during winter? Do they hibernate and also do a fast? If this is the case then, do you need to expect that they will eat less during winter? If you are a first time owner of a tarantula, then the coming winter months may give […]

Are tarantulas affectionate?

Are Tarantulas Affectionate? Here Is The Truth

Some people jump at the thought of having a spider crawl over them. Some would find it thrilling and might develop a liking towards it. However, are these 4-11 inch, furry tarantulas affectionate? To speak on their ability to be affectionate strictly according to their nervous system – no, they […]