Acquired: Pet store
Posted Aug 29, 2014
In my elementary school they were very open to class pets, especially in grade 7 and 8. In grade 7 we were able to purchase a number of new class pets and myslef and two of my friends became the primary caretakers of these school pets. (This came with lots of benefits like leaving school to go supply shopping and lunches out, etc) One of the pets we purchased was a Mexican Redknee Tarantula and over the next two years while we took care of him, I came to enjoy him a lot. Very fast strike when eating which is fun to watch. We gave him a steady diet of crickets and other medium sized and large bugs we had. The hardest part about keeping him was keeping the crickets in their tank. In the 2 years I took care of it, It never once hurt me or anyone else. I'm not exactly a spider guy and I dont know that I would ever own a spider again, but if I was going to, this would certainly be one I would consider.