Today I took delivery of some new friends I got from thespidershop.co.uk.
So here are the details! This time I got 4 new tarantulas and a new scorpion;
- Hati Hati Purple (Cyriopagopus sp. “Hatihati”) – A stunning old world species from Indonesia. It has a Purple black base colour with a tan carapace. Mine is only around 1 inch, however this species can grow to between 6 and 9 inches.
- Vietnamese Blue (Chilobrachys dyscolus) – Another old world blue species, although this one has a brown variation as well. This is a bird eating species from, you guessed it, Vietnam. Mine is around 1cm, however as an adult it can be between 5 and 7 inches.
- Mysore Ornamental (Poecilotheria striata) – A large old world arboreal species from India. This is the largest tarantula in this delivery being 4cm (around 2 inches), but again this one can grow to be around 7 inches.
- Mexican Tiger Rump (Cyclosternum fasciata) – The only new world species in this delivery, the Mexican (or Costa Rican) Tiger Rump is an orange and black tarantula. Obviously called the tiger rump due to the orange and black striping on its abdomen. It is also the smallest species as an adult in this delivery, growing to around 4 inches. This one is also around 1cm just now.
- Asian Forest Scorpion (Heterometrus spinifer) – A Large species of scorpion from Asian tropical rainforests. Grows to around 3.5 to 5 inches and mine is around the 3.5 inch mark.
Thats me for now, i’ll showcase each of these in future posts! Check out the images below.