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Brachypelma hamorii - Mexican Red Knee Tarantula


🕷️ Brachypelma Hamorii: The Majestic Desert Beauty 🌵

Introducing the Brachypelma Hamorii! Step into the world of the Brachypelma Hamorii, a tarantula that's as stunning as it is fascinating. Often referred to as the Mexican Red Knee Tarantula, this species is a showstopper with its striking red and black patterning. It's not just a spider; it's a living piece of art that brings a bit of the wild Mexican desert into your home. Whether you're just starting your tarantula journey or adding to a growing collection, the Brachypelma Hamorii is a must-have for its beauty and relatively calm demeanor.

🌞 Care and Husbandry: Your Guide to a Thriving Brachypelma Hamorii

  • Temperature: These beauties prefer a warm environment. Keep their habitat at a comfortable 75°F to 80°F +
  • Humidity: Keep it simple and mostly dry, misting once in a while.
  • Housing: As a terrestrial species, they need a horizontal setup with  floor space. Provide a substrate as with any tarantula, and don't forget a hide for them to retreat to!

📘 Facts and Information: All You Need to Know

  • Latin/Scientific Name: Brachypelma Hamorii
  • Common Name: Mexican Redknee Tarantula
  • Type: Terrestrial
  • Category: New World
  • Locale: Native to the Pacific coast of Mexico
  • Size: Females can reach up to 6 inches, while males are slightly smaller.
  • Urtication Hairs: Yes, they have type I urticating hairs.
  • Stridulation: No stridulation sounds.
  • Growth Rate: Slow to moderate.
  • Life Expectancy: Females can live up to 25-30 years, males less.
  • Recommended Experience Level: Beginner-friendly, a great choice for those new to tarantula keeping.

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For more breathtaking views and insights into the Brachypelma Hamorii, check out our Instagram @urbantarantulas. Dive into our YouTube channel Urban Tarantulas for detailed care guides and fun facts. And, if you're keen to see what other spider enthusiasts think, take a peek at our Facebook reviews at Urban Tarantulas Reviews.