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!

Black and orange tarantula in a log

Are Tarantulas Poisonous? How Dangerous Are Tar...

There’s no wanting for movies that present tarantulas (and other spiders) as aggressive and deadly. Movies like the 1977 classic “Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo,” and the 1990 blockbuster “Arachnophobia” prey...

Are Tarantulas Poisonous? How Dangerous Are Tar...

There’s no wanting for movies that present tarantulas (and other spiders) as aggressive and deadly. Movies like the 1977 classic “Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo,” and the 1990 blockbuster “Arachnophobia” prey...

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Do Tarantulas Growl?

Do Tarantulas Growl?

Do tarantulas growl? The short answer is, no. Tarantulas don’t growl.  That being said, many tarantula keepers have heard their tarantulas make a hissing, whistling, or “barking” sound. So, even...

Do Tarantulas Growl?

Do tarantulas growl? The short answer is, no. Tarantulas don’t growl.  That being said, many tarantula keepers have heard their tarantulas make a hissing, whistling, or “barking” sound. So, even...

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Spider on a web against a backdrop of faded sunlight

Are Tarantulas Spiders?

Are tarantulas spiders? The short answer is, yes. Tarantulas are spiders. Tarantulas belong to an infraorder of the spider order called mygalomorphae. As such, tarantulas are spiders, but they’re not...

Are Tarantulas Spiders?

Are tarantulas spiders? The short answer is, yes. Tarantulas are spiders. Tarantulas belong to an infraorder of the spider order called mygalomorphae. As such, tarantulas are spiders, but they’re not...

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Tarantula with brown abdomen and blue legs

The 10 Best Pet Tarantula Species for Reptile K...

If you’re a reptile keeper looking to expand into tarantulas, then you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to go through what we consider the top 10 best pet...

The 10 Best Pet Tarantula Species for Reptile K...

If you’re a reptile keeper looking to expand into tarantulas, then you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to go through what we consider the top 10 best pet...

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tarantula on a branch

What Do Pet Tarantulas Eat? Dubia Roaches and More

Tarantulas are hunters and carnivores. In the wild, they’ll usually eat any prey they can find, whether that’s insects or very small animals like lizards and snakes. If you’re welcoming...

What Do Pet Tarantulas Eat? Dubia Roaches and More

Tarantulas are hunters and carnivores. In the wild, they’ll usually eat any prey they can find, whether that’s insects or very small animals like lizards and snakes. If you’re welcoming...

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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?

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