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Monocentropus balfouri
(Socotra island blue baboon)


Available Sizes:

  • 0.5-0.75" spiderlings
  • 1"

Monocentropus balfouri

  • Adult size: 5"

    Growth Rate: Moderate/Fast

    Temperament: Moderately defensive.  They move fast when bothered, but typically into their retreats.  Will rear up and get defensive if you get too close.

    Setup: Burrower with cage furniture that allows for their incredible amounts of webbing.

    Adults -> Low - Substrate can be mostly dry. Water dish should be offered. Once a week water can be sprayed near the water dish to provide some humidity.
    Slings -> Keep damp, NOT wet. Mist as needed.

    Difficulty of Care: Moderate - Easy to care for and forgiving of beginner mistakes however temperment and speed may make them a bit intimidating for some beginners.

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