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Avicularia Geroldi - The Treetop Jewel tarantula

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🕷️ Meet the Avicularia Geroldi - The Treetop Jewel 🌟

Welcome to the world of Avicularia Geroldi, a species that adds a touch of exotic elegance to any collection. Often referred to as the Treetop Jewel, this tarantula is a sight to behold with its vibrant colors and graceful movements. Imagine a living gem, nestled among leaves, bringing a piece of the rainforest right into your home. It's not just a spider; it's a conversation starter, a piece of natural art! 🌿🎨

Care and Husbandry: Your Guide to a Happy Avicularia Geroldi 🌡️🌧️

  • Temperature: These beauties thrive in a warm, cozy environment. Aim for a balmy 70°F to 83°F, creating a little tropical paradise.
  • Humidity: They love their air just right - not too dry, not too damp. A humidity level of 65% to 80% is perfect for keeping them happy.
  • Housing: Think vertical! Avicularia Geroldi is arboreal, so a taller enclosure that mimics a tree's canopy is ideal. Think of it as giving them their personal skyscraper. 🏢🌳

Facts and Information: Get to Know Your New Friend 📚

  • Latin Name: Avicularia geroldi
  • Common Name: Gerold's Pinktoe Tarantula
  • Type: Arboreal
  • Category: New World
  • Locale: This species calls the treetops of Brazil its home.
  • Size: Males and females grow up to 5 inches in leg span.
  • Urtication Hairs: No urticating hairs here! They're gentle like that.
  • Stridulation: Nope, they're the strong, silent type.
  • Growth Rate: Moderately fast - a little patience goes a long way.
  • Life Expectancy: Females can live up to 12 years, while males have a shorter lifespan.
  • Recommended Experience Level: Perfect for both beginners and intermediate keepers. Whether you're just starting out or expanding your collection, they're a great fit.

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