Tarantula Care

Tarantulas are the ultimate pet for spider lovers, and they come with their own set of bragging rights. If you’re new to tarantula keeping and are eager to break into this “Spider-verse,” you probably have a lot of questions. Find out everything you need to know about tarantula care—what they can eat (and what they can’t), how to set up their enclosure, how big they grow, how long they live, and more. Whether you’re choosing the best feeder insects or creating the perfect habitat, this blog offers tips, fun facts, and advice so you can give your tarantula the best care possible!

Dark colored tarantula near a silk web and a feeding dish

Do Tarantulas Make Webs? The Surprising Truth A...

Do tarantulas make webs? Yes. Tarantulas make webs. But tarantula webs aren’t the same as the webs of “true spiders.” Tarantulas don’t use their webbing to capture prey. Rather, they...

Do Tarantulas Make Webs? The Surprising Truth A...

Do tarantulas make webs? Yes. Tarantulas make webs. But tarantula webs aren’t the same as the webs of “true spiders.” Tarantulas don’t use their webbing to capture prey. Rather, they...

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Tarantula with dark brown legs

Where Do Tarantulas Live in North America? Your...

There are currently 1040 known species of tarantula living on every continent in the world, except for Antarctica. Of those 1040 known species, the greater bulk of them are “New...

Where Do Tarantulas Live in North America? Your...

There are currently 1040 known species of tarantula living on every continent in the world, except for Antarctica. Of those 1040 known species, the greater bulk of them are “New...

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Black tarantula with red coloring on its legs

Tarantula Species: The Different Types of Taran...

Tarantulas are an extremely diverse species, more so than popular culture portrays them to be. In fact, there are actually 1040 different types of tarantulas. They can be found on...

Tarantula Species: The Different Types of Taran...

Tarantulas are an extremely diverse species, more so than popular culture portrays them to be. In fact, there are actually 1040 different types of tarantulas. They can be found on...

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Tarantula crawling on its owner's hands

Is Your Tarantula Molting? Why Tarantulas Molt ...

As tarantulas grow, they regularly shed their exoskeletons in a process called “molting.” Molting happens at regular intervals throughout a tarantula’s lifecycle, occurring with great frequency when the tarantula is...

Is Your Tarantula Molting? Why Tarantulas Molt ...

As tarantulas grow, they regularly shed their exoskeletons in a process called “molting.” Molting happens at regular intervals throughout a tarantula’s lifecycle, occurring with great frequency when the tarantula is...

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Dark tarantula with bright red-orange legs climbing through a hollow log

Tarantula Cribs: Your Guide to Setting Up Taran...

When it comes to proper tarantula husbandry, it all begins with your tarantula’s enclosure. Choosing the right tarantula enclosure will have as much impact on your tarantula’s health as will...

Tarantula Cribs: Your Guide to Setting Up Taran...

When it comes to proper tarantula husbandry, it all begins with your tarantula’s enclosure. Choosing the right tarantula enclosure will have as much impact on your tarantula’s health as will...

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Black tarantula with orange stripes

How Long Do Tarantulas Live? Tarantula Lifespan...

If you’re just getting into the tarantula hobby, you’re probably wondering: How long do tarantulas live? A tarantula’s lifespan in captivity depends on many factors—enclosure size, humidity, feeder insects, and...

How Long Do Tarantulas Live? Tarantula Lifespan...

If you’re just getting into the tarantula hobby, you’re probably wondering: How long do tarantulas live? A tarantula’s lifespan in captivity depends on many factors—enclosure size, humidity, feeder insects, and...

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Wondering How to Care for a Tarantula?

Tarantulas aren’t for the faint of heart. Their hunting instinct, signature growls, hairy legs, and multiple beady eyes can stir up uneasiness for some. 

But that’s not you, is it? You love strange and epic creatures. You already have some experience with exotic pets and you want to take it to the next level. 

If so, having a pet tarantula could be an incredible experience for you! This blog will help you to make it an incredible experience for your tarantula, too. Get all the care advice you need, from setup to dealing with molting, eggs, webs, and more.

Whether you’ve just gotten a tarantula or you need some tips on how to care for your tarantula better, get ready to learn everything you need to know about tarantula care so you can give your T a happy life.  

Tarantula Care, from Basics to Beyond

Tarantulas are awesome. You know that already. But you want to know more. You’re curious. Are tarantulas poisonous? Do they make webs? Why do they growl? 

If you’re asking those questions, this blog is for you. From care advice (such as how to deal with molting) to fun facts (like where T’s live across the US), find out everything you need and want to know about tarantulas. We’re here to help you care for your tarantula so you can create an awesome life for your pet.

 More Questions about Tarantula Care?

If there is a topic we haven’t covered that you’d like us to write about, or if you have questions or comments to share, our team is always willing to help out in any way we can. Email us anytime at team@dragonsdiet.com