Nhandu coloratovillosus - Brazilian Black & White
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  • Scientific Name
:
  • Nhandu coloratovillosus
  • Common Name
:
  • Brazilian Black & White
  • Origin
:
  • Grasslands of Brazil
  • Description
:
  • Looks a lot like Acanthoscurria Brocklehursti. Do not confuse these two with each other.
  • Nhandu coloratovillosus has longer and more hair on legs, where the A.brocklehursti has short hair.
  • Type

  • Terrestrial
  • New World
  • Experience level needed
:
  • 5 (On a scale of 1 to 10, 1 Beginner and 10 Expert)
  • Defense
:
  • Urticating Hairs, will defend it's territory.
  • Venom Potency
:
  • Moderate
  • Diet
:
  • Spiderlings eat pinhead crickets, and other small insects. Adults eat crickets, other large insects, small lizards, pinkie mice, and an occasional fuzzy mouse.
  • May drink from a shallow, wide water dish.
  • Full Grown size
:
  • 20-22 cm
  • Growth Speed
:
  • Medium
  • Longevity
:
  • Fast growing to maturity in 3-4 years.
  • Males die shortly after maturity.
  • Females will live up to 10 years in captivity
  • Temperature
:
  • 26 - 29°C
  • Humidity
:
  • 75 - 85%
  • Temperament
:
  • Semi-aggressive and nervous.
  • Communal
:
  • NO!
  • Housing
:
  • Spiderlings : Can live in a clear plastic deli-container with air holes.
  • Adults can live in a 30L - 40L tank.
  • Floor space is more important than height.
  • Substrate
:
  • Peat moss mixed with vermiculite.
  • Depth : 2 - 6cm.
  • Decor
:
  • Branches, live plants, vines, etc. make good hiding places and provide a base for the web.
  • Breeding difficulty
:
  • Easy however complications may occur if the female rejects the egg sac
  • Egg sack size
:
  • 600 - 1500
  • Price Range
:
  • 4 / (On a scale of 1 to 10, 1 least expensive and 10 most expensive)



  • Tarantulas in the same Genus
:
  • Nhandu chromatus - Brazilian Red & White
  • Nhandu carapoensis - Brazilian Red
  • Nhandu tripepii - Brazilian Giant Blonde



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