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Male Spiderling

White striped bird eater (Nhandu Chromatus)

Also named Brazilian Striped Red Rump Tarantula.
A very attractively marked Tarantula, which is growing very fast and usually spends time outside its clay plant pot I have set up, So it does make an interesting display spider. Adults can reach nearly 8" I have been able to handle this spider with care. This is becoming a very popular spider and you can see why it has vertical striping on the leg with bright red hairs on its abdomen makes it a lovely tarantula to own.

Temp: 26 to 28C
Humidity: 70 to 75%
Habitat: Terrestrial / set up.

Origin: Rainforests of eastern Brazil
Temperament: Semi-aggressive & nervous.
Size: 17cm