Theraphosa stirmi
(Burgundy Goliath Birdeater)

Theraphosa stirmi 1”

  • Adult size - These are one of the contenders for the largest tarantula species. Around 8-9" is average, but larger specimens are known.

    Temperament - Notorious hair kicker and will bite if provoked.

    Caging - Terrestrial setup with a few inches of soil. An artificial hide is recommended.

    Substrate - Damp not wet mix of peat and vermiculite.

    Range - Guyana