I Have a Tarantula

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People


    I used to be extremley afraid of spiders, but for some reason they always fascinated me at the same time. i thought they were beautiful, but rather hideous. One day i decided not to be afraid of spiders. I began by ignoring spiders in my house, looking at close up pictures...
    Vancouverite7 Vancouverite7
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Dec 7, 2007

    Shadow My Tarantula

    I have a tarantula named Shadow.  My spider lives in a 10 gallon aquarium that sits on and end table next to my chair.  Shadow name was given to him/her(don't know sex) because most of the time Shadow stays in the hollowed out log that is in the aquarium.  He (i'll...
    bigfootfanatic bigfootfanatic
    2 Responses Nov 12, 2009

    Well I don't have one yet

    but as I'm close to getting one I feel this is the ideal place to post my experience At a young age I was terrified of them as I got older it's gotten better I'm not as jumpy and have held a few house spiders, however I discovered you can have one as a pet, now I'm all up for...
    DeathIsFinal DeathIsFinal
    18-21, F
    Jan 21, 2016

    New Fuzzy Companion

    I just got a 2 month old chaco golden stripe, I was told that she was a girl....I'll know for sure after a few molts, but I still can't think of a name for her....fuzzball or sweetheart is what she gets called most of the time, but I'd love to give her a name....
    depression19 depression19
    May 3, 2012

    I Love Tarantulas

    I treat my spider collection as if they were flowers. I write pages about them as much as I can. They are huge and small ones. All friendly, Most raised from spiderling stage.  This  http://hubpages.com/hub/My-Spider-Collection is a page on my Brazilian Fire Red...
    lyndaspiderspun lyndaspiderspun
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 20, 2010

    Just Got Our First T!

    A pink toe tarantula, we named it Pace. Still just a sling. Hoping it's a girl!!My goodness she can eat a ton of crickets, i think we just gave it it's 3rd or 4th cricket and we have only had it a week and a half.any other stories about slings? especially avics?
    heatherchalaie heatherchalaie
    Mar 26, 2012
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