Pumpkin Patch Tarantula

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Scientific name: Hapalopus sp. 'Colombia' (Gross/Large)

The basics:
The Pumpkin Patch Tarantula is a pygmy tarantula species which is native to Columbia, South America.

Appearance / health:
2.5-3" DLS (diagonal leg span) for females, 1.5-2" DLS for males. These animals are an overall bright orange color with distinct black markings.

Behavior / temperament:
Fast and Skittish, occasionally defensive.

Small terrestrial enclosure with suitable substrate for burrowing. Easy to care for, provided they have enough substrate to burrow, suitable smaller prey items, and moderate humidity.

Invertebrates smaller than itself - crickets, roaches, flightless fruit flies.

Easy to breed

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