Other common names: Powder Blue Pink Toe Tarantula
Scientific name: Avicularia azuraklaasi
The Powder Blue Pinktoe Tarantula is an arboreal New World tarantula which is native to rainforests in Peru.
Appearance / health:
4-5" leg span for adults, spiderlings are the typical Avic coloration of pink with a striped abdomen and blue "boots," but matures into a deep blue adult coloration with pink feet.
Behavior / temperament:
Usually very calm and docile and can be handled with ease.
Arboreal housing (more height than floor space). Provide a medium arboreal enclosure, with plenty of air flow and steady (but not swampy) humidity.
Invertebrates smaller than itself - crickets, roaches, mealworms.