Going on two years ago, I started an M. balfouri communal setup with the intention of documenting it from sling to adulthood. For over a year, I posted monthly video updates on YouTube, and I was able to catch some truly amazing things. Now, my little ones are all grown up, and many folks have been
To kick this one off, we revisit episode 41 and address some comments listeners had about "winterizing tarantulas." Then we move into the meat of this podcast and explain why some folks think that the tarantula sold as G. pulchra in the hobby for years might actually be a similar but different speci
We'll kick this one off with a quick update on my H. chilensis female. Then, we'll discuss one of my favorite spiders, Sericopelma sp. Santa Catalina. Finally, it's on to a discussion of Pseudhapalopus sp. blue.
First, we're going to go back to last episode for a bit to talk about the issue with barren enclosures. Then, I have a couple breeding projects that I'd like to discuss. Finally, having received close to a dozen emails about P. metallica slings these past few weeks, I'm going to take some time to di
For those of you who like the species specific podcasts, this one is for you. in this episode, we'll talk about C. darlingi (AKA, the Rear Horned Baboon). I've received a ton of requests for husbandry information on this species, so I'm excited to finally focus on this wonderful tarantula. And for t
Well, the title pretty much says it all! I also talk about my latest video collaboration with Predator or Prey's Gar Rees, and touch on the new "Beginner Species" video that I'm working on. Those interested in check out the collab I did with Gar can click here!
First, we talk a bit about my latest attempt at a beginner species list, and some of the issues with lists in general. Then, I'll speak a bit about my recent interview for the podcast Animals at Home. Finally, it's off to talking about one of my favorite species...the G. pulchripes!
We kick this one off with a discussion of the P. murinus or "OBT". Then, for folks who haven't heard it, I've included a clip of my interview on the Animals At Home podcast!Episode Web page (with links to iTune, Spotify, etc.): https://www.animalsathome.ca/35-toms-big-spiders/
To kick this one off, I talk about Harpactira pulchripes. Then, I share some of my experiences with springtails and isopods. (NOTE: It's CLEANER insects, not FEEDER insects! Sorry for the confusion!)
To kick this one off, I answer a couple listener questions. Then, we discuss the husbandry of Theraphosa species.
To kick this episode off, I respond to a comment about last week's episode about those new to the hobby starting with bioactive enclosures. Then, it's off to discuss one of my favorite genera of tarantulas, Psalmopoeus.
It's been a while since I focused on one species, so I figured that it time to bring the species husbandry podcasts back. In this episode, we discuss the ever-popular C. versicolor! To see the enclosure video mentioned in this podcast, click this link!
First, I talk about some very recent deaths in the collection, Then, it's on to discuss E. campestratus (Pink Zebra Beauty) care.
First, I talk a a bit about the new tarantula Keeper Cards expansion pack. Then, it's off to discuss my husbandry observations for Birupes simoroxigorum. For those interested, first Keeper Card expansion pack Kickstarter campaign is now live:Keeper Cards Club!