Any Spider Keepers?

Discussion in 'Our Other Pets' started by Themaniac19, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. Themaniac19Valued MemberMember

    I'm just wondering if there are any other eight legged afficionados out there.
  2. KimberlyGFishlore VIPMember

    Aficionado, No. Tarantula keeper, Yes.

  3. Bruxes and BubblesWell Known MemberMember

    I keep big wolf spiders when I find them. I'm not allowed to keep tarantulas, though.

    What kind(s) do you have? :)

  4. Themaniac19Valued MemberMember

    Brachypelma boehmei 1.0.0
    Brachypelma albopilosum 0.0.1
    Brachypelma smithi 0.0.1
    Brachypelma sabulosum 0.0.1
    Brachypelma albiceps 0.0.1 suspect female
    Brachypelma verdezi 0.0.1
    Brachypelma vagans 0.0.2
    Ami sp. Columbia 0.0.1
    Aphonopelma seemanni 0.1.0
    Avicularia cf. avicularia 0.1.0
    Chilobrachys dyscolus "blue" 0.0.1
    Chilobrachys sp. Saraburi 0.0.1
    Chilobrachys sp. Penang 0.0.1
    Lasiodora parahybana 0.1.2
    Lasiodora difficilis 0.0.1
    Ornithoctoninae sp. Hatihati 0.0.2
    Pslamopoeus pulcher 0.0.1
    Psalmopoeus irminia 0.0.1
    Psalmopoeus cambridgei 0.0.2
    Tapinauchenius gigas 0.0.1
    Tapinauchenius elenae 0.0.1
    Haplocosmia himalayana 0.0.2
    Omothymus violaceopes 0.0.1
    Lampropelma sp. Borneo "Black" 0.0.1
    Neoholothele incei 0.0.1 suspect female
    Neoholothele incei "gold" 0.0.1
    Hysterocrates gigas 0.1.0
    Hysterocrates sp. Nigeria 0.0.1
    Hysterocrates sp. Cameroon 0.0.1
    Poecilotheria rufilata 0.0.1
    Poecilotheria ornata 0.0.1
    Poecilotheria hanumavilasumica 0.1.0
    Poeciotheria regalis 0.1.0
    Poecilotheria sp. Bara 0.0.1
    Selenocosmia obscura 0.0.1
    Nhandu chromatus 0.0.2
    Acanthoscurria ferina 0.0.1
    Acanthoscurria geniculata 0.0.1
    Pamphobeteus sp. Machalla 0.0.1
    Pterinochilus murinus 1.0.0
    Pterinopelma sazimai 0.0.1
    Harpactira dictator 1.0.0
    Ephebopus murinus 0.0.1
    Ephebopus rufescens 0.0.1
    Haplopus sp. Columbia "Large" 0.2.0
    Haplopelma vonwirthi 0.1.0
    Grammostola porteri 0.0.3 suspect females
    Sericopelma sp. Panama/Venezuala 0.0.1
    Nhandu tripepii 0.0.1 suspect female
    Xenethis immanis 0.0.1 suspect female
    Thrixopelma ockerti 0.1.0
    Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens 0.0.1
    Heterothele villosella 1.0.0
    Euathlus sp. "Red" 0.0.1
    Ceratogyrus meridionalis 0.0.1
    Ceratogyrus darlingi 0.0.1 suspect female
    Pelinobius muticus 0.0.2
    Haplocosmia nepalensis 0.0.1 suspect female
    Davus pentaloris 0.0.1
    Phormictopus cancerides 0.0.1 suspect female
    Ornithoctonus aureotibialis 0.0.1
    Grammostola pulchra 0.0.1
    Grammostola pulchripes 0.0.1 suspect male

    The Pamphobeteus sp. Machalla just molted and isn't doing so well, so I might not have her in a few days.

  5. Bruxes and BubblesWell Known MemberMember

    Wow! That's a lot!
    I hope that your female pulls through!
  6. BriggsWell Known MemberMember

    Do the huge orb weavers that hang out outside my windows count? I've been known to name them from time to time.
  7. KimberlyGFishlore VIPMember

    Of course it does! I once blocked off my front door with crime scene tape because the most beautiful web had been constructed between my two front pillars. (The kids did NOT appreciate having to walk to the back yard and come in the patio door. They couldn't wait for the next wind storm. lol
  8. PunkinWell Known MemberMember

    Omg you can come to my house and remove them from my garage this summer! Yeesh!
  9. Themaniac19Valued MemberMember

    It's a lot, but definitely worth it! I hope she does too. I also hope she's a male since they have a gorgeous light purple-pink on them.
  10. PunkinWell Known MemberMember

    Um... are they all in your house?
  11. Themaniac19Valued MemberMember

    No, they live in several cottages in Mongolia.
  12. BriggsWell Known MemberMember

    You could even argue that I feed them by leaving some lights on! The only person who's been upset by my live and let live attitude towards spiders is the terminx guy, who really wants me to pay him to knock them all down whenever he does an inspection. I think I smell a conspiracy there, though, since the spiders are probably doing more pest control than he is! XD
  13. PunkinWell Known MemberMember

    Good! Far away from me! :p
  14. KimberlyGFishlore VIPMember

    Mongolia Ohio
  15. PunkinWell Known MemberMember

    Still far enough! Ha ha.
    Don't get me wrong, I will always catch a spider and let him outside if it's in my house. But I'd just rather them stay out altogether! :emoji_spider:
  16. Bruxes and BubblesWell Known MemberMember

    Okay. :D

    They sound gorgeous!
  17. The Crayfish KingWell Known MemberMember

    Just recently, I caught a little jumping spider and put it in an enclosure that used to have a mantis in it. I've been feeding it gnats that I find on the window screens. Lol I wish I could get a picture of him, but he's so small...

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