|Chaco Golden Knee
In the Cave 31 August 2018
22 March 2018 after molt February 18, 2018
Photo on August 14
2017 - 3.25-3.50 inch Diagonal Leg Span
been tucked away unseen for quite some time
I removed the hide to see if it was alright. A
molt was inside
and it has grown to ~3.0 toe to toe. April
Molting on 22 June 2018
Molt on 22 June
September 5, 2017
of experienced people on the internet have
concluded this pulchripes
tarantula on 17 March 2017
Hanging on the inside of the
it was uncomfortable.
to a container with lower
|Photo Details - ŠNicky
K8inverts. About 1.5 inches January 8,
Reports indicate this tarantula has an 8 inch
Diagonal Leg Span at maturity, male with
smaller body but long
As of summer of 2018 I started feeding her
one cricket every third day.
At maturity they
reportedly will eat about 4
crickets every week?
At 3.25 inches this tarantula is
eating 4 per week. I have read that
this much food can shorten the life of a
tarantula so I am cutting back to 2 per week
and see how that goes.
Tarantula will not eat for a week or
two prior to molt and should not be fed
anything for a week after a molt since their
fangs and bodies need that much time to
According to "The Tarantula Keepers
should be two
times Diagonal Leg Span wide and
high and double
on the container as they can catch
or a fang in the mesh.
sharp edged decoration since
they could fall and puncture the
enjoys a bark "hide" and a full
degrees F is reported as optimum. I
keep at room temperature of
the house with no special
heating or cooling.
humidity is optimal
reports. I adjust
this by spilling water in
the water dish if needed
and sometimes a spray from
bottle although this
tarantula doesn't like
tarantula was rehoused
14 June 2017.
container cleaned on
23 October 2017.
18 February 2017
~21 April 2017 found when moved to new
container so date is approximate - 3 inches
Diagonal Leg Span
4 July 2017 (74 days from last molt) 3.25 to
3.50 inches DLS
5 September 2017pm, 67
days from last molt.
This tarantula has shown no aggressive