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Grammostola pulchripes - Chaco Golden Knee tarantula


Why Choose the Chaco?

The G. pulchripes, also known as the Chaco Golden Knee, is not just a tarantula – it's a low-drama, high-charisma pet! Perfect for tarantula tycoons or novices, its docile nature and ruggedness make it a joy to care for. Plus, its care routine is easier than remembering to water your cactus! 🌵

Care and Husbandry Tips:

Originating from the sub-tropical lounges of Argentina and Paraguay, this laid-back crawler loves a cozy, dry pad with the occasional spa misting. 🌬️💦 Think of it as a tiny eight-legged desert lover that occasionally enjoys a cloud burst! For the tiny spiderlings, skip the water dish – it's like asking a toddler to use a Jacuzzi! As they grow, introduce a small dish 🛁 They’re cool with temperatures from the mid-70s to the low-80s Fahrenheit, but they won't throw a tantrum if it gets a bit cooler or warmer.

Quick Facts for the Eager Spider Scholar:

  • Latin Name: Grammostola pulchripes
  • Nickname: Golden Knee Chaco
  • Real Estate Preference: Ground-level (Terrestrial)
  • Passport Stamps: Argentina, Paraguay, and the neighborhood
  • Size: Females flaunt a legspan of 6.5 to 7.5 inches of pure grace
  • Urtication Hairs: As rare as a unicorn sighting
  • Growth Rate: Sunbathers grow faster; room temp residents take it slow
  • Lifespan: Females live a leisurely 20+ years; gents, about 6 years
  • Experience Level: From tarantula toddlers to gurus, all are welcome!

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