Chaco Golden Knee
Grammostola pulchripes

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Photo on  August 14 2017 3.25-3.50 inch Diagonal Leg Span
Aug 14 2017

Tarantula had 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 2017

21 april 2017

Underside of tarantula on 17 March  2017
Hanging on the inside of the container
because it was uncomfortable.
moved to a container with lower humidity
underside of tarantula

Photo Details - ŠNicky Davis

Purchased from K8inverts. About 1.5 inches January 8, 2017

From Pronounce App " gra MOSS tuh luh    pull-kripes"
Reports that tarantula is 8.5 inches Diagonal Leg Span at maturity, male with smaller body but long legs.

At maturity they reportedly  will eat about 4-7 crickets every two weeks
At 3.25 inches I am feeding this tarantula a large cricket every third day
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 harden.

According to "The Tarantula Keepers Guide"  housing should be two times Diagonal Leg Span wide and high and double that in length.
Avoid any screening on the container as they can get a claw or a fang caught.  No sharp edged decoration since they could fall and puncture something vital.
This Tarantula enjoys a bark "hide" and a full water dish
 65-80 degrees F is reported as optimum.  I keep at room temperature of the house with no special heating or cooling
60-65% humidity is reported.  I adjust this by spilling water in the water dish if needed. 
Rehoused 14 June 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

This tarantula has shown no aggressive tendencies. 
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