Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

New Hairy Pet (>_<)

Presenting my new hairy pet . . .

Adult Mexican Fireleg Tarantula (Random picture taken from Google)

Juvenile - 3cm

Chewing on Millworm. Yummy!

Another shot . . .

I know it is not related. Forgive me :)

+ 1 matching friend

Scientific name: Brachypelma boehmei
Type: Terrestrial, but may burrow some
Size (approx): 5¾" female
Feeding: Mealworm
Temp/Humidity: 80-84°F, 50-60% humidity
Temperment: Major hair-kicker

Species Information:
Brachypelma boehmei is a close relative of the well known Brachypelma smithi. The most common, common names are Mexican Fireleg and Mexican Beauty. They are a Mexican, dry scrubland species like their red knee cousins. They can reach about six inches in legspan as adults.