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Paraguay White Hair Tarantula

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Scientific name: Grammostola formosa

The basics:
The Paraguay White Hair Tarantula is a terrestrial species which is native to Paraguay, South America.

Appearance / health:
Adults reach 5-6" in leg span and are an overall gunmetal grey coloration with white setae (hairs) on the legs and abdomen.

Behavior / temperament:
Very docile and calm overall.

Housing:
Terrestrial, with suitable room to burrow. Provide a medium to large size terrestrial enclosure, with enough substrate for the animal to burrow should it choose to do so. These can be kept fairly dry (low humidity) with a water dish. Suitable hiding places should be provided.

Diet:
Invertebrates smaller than itself - crickets, roaches, mealworms.

Breeding:
Very challenging, even for those with tarantula breeding experience.

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