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Pterinochilus murinus
(Usambara Orange Baboon Tarantula - OBT)

Available sizes:

  • 1.25-1.75" spiderlings/juveniles


Pterinochilus murinus


    Adult size: 5"

    Growth Rate: Fast

    Temperament: Defensive, skittish

    Setup: Semi-Arboreal

    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: Intermediate - Some aspect of care or behavior makes these better suited for hobbyists that have had a few spiders already.

    Range: Tanzania
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