Harpactira pulchripes - Golden Blue Leg Baboon

Harpactira pulchripes - Golden Blue Leg Baboon

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Golden Blue Leg Baboon

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Harpactira pulchripes - Golden Blue Leg Baboon

Date Acquired: April 10, 2021

Last Shed: April 20, 2022

Sex: Female

Last Rehouse: 04/23/2022

Personality: Docile, rarely bites unless stressed.

Care Level: Beginner - Intermediate - Old World

Urticating hairs: No 

Care and Details: Terrestial, Burrows into the substrate - Medium Growth Rate. Webber with web burrows.

Local:  South Africa; The climate where the Harpactira pulchripes Trantula is found is a mostly arid climate. Hot and dry with Average annual temperatures range from the mid-'70s to mid 80's. Climate is considered SubTropical.

Temp/humidity: Temperature around 72°F and humidity at 65% - 70%. The substrate is CoCO fiber. I use damp clay balls as a base for humidity control. 

Enclosure: A setup for a Terrestial tarantula. I use cork bark as a hide with a pre-made burrow. The enclosure should be on the larger side for fully grown Tarantulas. Full Grown Adults should be housed in a 12" x 12" x 12" all-glass enclosure.
- This Tarantula will regularly be on display when the lights are out and the room is quiet.

Substrate: Currently Coco fiber with a depth up to the lower vent holes with clay balls as a base to maintain humidity.

Food: Varied diet of Crickets and roaches and mealworms weekly depending on the appetite.  

Adult Size: Females Grow to about 5/6 inches when fully grown. Males are smaller-bodied but leggier. 

Longevity: Females, 11-12 years, Males about 3

Temperament: A mostly docile spider.

Venom: Yes-Medically Significant

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