Pink Toe Tarantula | Avicularia avicularia
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The Avicularia avicularia, commonly known as the Pink Toe Tarantula, is a visually stunning and popular species of arboreal tarantula. It gets its name from the pink coloration on its toes, which contrasts beautifully with its dark and velvety body. Native to the tropical rainforests of South America, specifically found in countries like Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, and Brazil, this tarantula species has become a favorite among tarantula enthusiasts and collectors.
Origin: The Pink Toe Tarantula, Avicularia avicularia, is native to the tropical rainforests of South America, including Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, and Brazil.
Temperature: The Pink Toe Tarantula thrives in a tropical climate with temperatures ranging between 75 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit (24-29 degrees Celsius). It is essential to maintain consistent and moderate temperatures within their enclosure for their overall well-being.
Housing: Pink Toe Tarantulas are arboreal, meaning they spend most of their time in trees and foliage. Therefore, their housing should reflect their natural habitat. A tall and vertically oriented terrarium is ideal, providing plenty of climbing space with branches and plants for them to explore. The enclosure should also offer adequate ventilation and humidity, replicating their rainforest environment.
Feeding: The Pink Toe Tarantula is an opportunistic predator and primarily feeds on a diet of insects. Common prey options include crickets, roaches, fruit flies, and other appropriately sized insects. Feeding should be done sparingly, around once or twice a week, to avoid overfeeding and potential health issues.
Lifespan: The lifespan of the Pink Toe Tarantula can vary depending on factors such as gender, care, and genetics. Females generally have a longer lifespan, ranging from 8 to 12 years, while males typically live for around 4 to 6 years. Providing a suitable environment, proper nutrition, and avoiding stressors can contribute to their longevity.
Behavior and Personality: Pink Toe Tarantulas are known for their arboreal nature and agile climbing abilities. They are typically docile and relatively calm, making them a popular choice for tarantula enthusiasts. However, like all tarantulas, they can become defensive if they feel threatened. Pink Toe Tarantulas may exhibit interesting behaviors such as web-spinning and using their webbed retreats as hiding spots.
Please note: We don't ship live animals. You can order online and choose click and collect, and we will hold it for you.