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Old 06-30-2013, 07:44 PM   #91
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that spidy is awesome.
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Old 06-30-2013, 10:03 PM   #92
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that spidy is awesome.
Yeah this setup is mostly just a cage for plants and manzanita branches, but I like that avic a lot.

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Old 06-30-2013, 11:43 PM   #93
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Here's the avic hangin' out under one of the little palm trees and munching a tasty roach.

Do the roaches live in the viv on their own, or are they thrown in for feedings? It looks like prime roach habitat...
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Old 06-30-2013, 11:59 PM   #94
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Do the roaches live in the viv on their own, or are they thrown in for feedings? It looks like prime roach habitat...
I have had them get loose in there a few times, but it is better to have the spider get them right away. Roaches can chew on the plants and damage them.
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Old 07-01-2013, 05:20 AM   #95
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I can't imagine reaching in there and casually moving plants around. Housing such a creature in a tank that you emphasized is more about the plants makes my skin crawl!

Beautiful and fascinating
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I can't imagine reaching in there and casually moving plants around. Housing such a creature in a tank that you emphasized is more about the plants makes my skin crawl!

Beautiful and fascinating
Avicularia spp. tarantulas are usually quite mellow and docile. I can reach in there and pet this spider like a puppy.
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Old 07-01-2013, 06:51 PM   #97
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My wife would kill me for setting something up like this. The kids would love it, though!
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Old 07-01-2013, 07:26 PM   #98
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this is incredibly awesome
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Old 07-02-2013, 05:10 AM   #99
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this is incredibly awesome
Thanks. I will try to get some new better pictures. There are some pretty cool plants in there.
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Old 12-18-2013, 09:11 PM   #100
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I cleaned up this setup last night and got a couple of quick photos. I have changed the planting again and now it is almost all mini collector palms in there.

This is one of my favorite setups that I have ever made. It is so simple, but just perfect. I spend a couple of minutes every day looking in there. I like the spider a lot too. If you look you can see her pink toes over on the right.

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Old 03-20-2014, 06:40 PM   #101
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Look! I have update photo from the other night. If you look real close you will see the spider.



I have changed the planting a little bit more. The plants in this setup are awesome. This terrarium is probably my favorite project that I have made. I spend a couple of minutes staring into it every day.

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Old 03-20-2014, 07:22 PM   #102
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idk about you guys but igot the goose bumps when isaw that tarantula lol nice coloration but they creep me out lol keep us updated
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Old 03-20-2014, 07:40 PM   #103
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Thanks. She had those real bright colors for a couple of weeks after she molted. Now she is more drab. I hope that she will molt again soon.
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Old 03-21-2014, 02:58 AM   #104
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talking about molting spiders, it reminded me of this vid lol

http://vimeo.com/89495751
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Old 03-22-2014, 03:49 PM   #105
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What kind of palms are in there?
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