Brazillian Redhead Tarantula | Bumba (Maraca) Cabocla
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The Brazilian Redhead Tarantula, also known as the Nhandu Chromatus, is a beautiful and hardy species of tarantula that is popular among pet enthusiasts. This spider can grow up to 6 inches in length and has a distinct reddish-brown color on its abdomen and legs, with black and white stripes on its cephalothorax. The Brazilian Redhead Tarantula is a relatively easy species to care for and is a great choice for beginners who want to keep tarantulas as pets.
Origin: The Brazilian Redhead Tarantula is native to Brazil and can be found in the southern regions of the country.
Temperature: The ideal temperature range for the Brazilian Redhead Tarantula is between 24°C and 27°C (75°F and 80°F). It is important to keep the tarantula's enclosure at a consistent temperature to ensure their health and wellbeing.
Housing: The Brazilian Redhead Tarantula requires a terrarium that is at least 10 gallons in size. The enclosure should be lined with a substrate that allows for burrowing, such as coconut fiber or vermiculite. The enclosure should also have a hiding place for the tarantula, such as a piece of bark or a small clay pot. The tarantula's enclosure should be kept clean and free of debris.
Feeding: The Brazilian Redhead Tarantula is a carnivorous species and feeds on insects such as crickets, roaches, and mealworms. They can also be fed the occasional pinky mouse, but this is not recommended for regular feeding.
Lifespan: The Brazilian Redhead Tarantula has a relatively long lifespan for a tarantula, with males living between 3 to 4 years and females living up to 20 years or more with proper care.
Behavior and Personality: The Brazilian Redhead Tarantula is generally a docile and calm species, making it a good pet for beginners. However, like all tarantulas, they can become defensive if they feel threatened or provoked. It is important to handle them with care and to avoid handling them too often. They are solitary animals and should be housed individually.
Please note: We do not ship live animals. You can order online and choose click and collect and we will hold it for you.