Acanthoscurria geniculata
(Brazilian Giant White Knee)
This is the spider formerly recognized in the hobby as A. brocklehursti.

Current Size: 0.5"

Acanthoscurria geniculata "Thin Band"


    Adult size: 6+"

    Growth Rate: Medium

    Temperament: Skittish

    Setup: Facultative Burrower

    Adults -> Moderate - Damp substrate that can dry out somewhat but is never bone dry. Water dish should be offered.
    Slings -> Keep damp, NOT wet. Mist as needed.

    Difficulty of Care: Intermediate - Easy to care for but feeding response may be a bit much for newer keepers unfamiliar with quick moving spiders.

    Range: Forests of Brazil