Poecilotheria ornata

Fringed Ornamental (3cm)

Pocock, 1899

Poecilotheria ornata
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Qty 1-4 5+
Price 8.00 7.00
Savings - 13%

Stock Description:

Unsexed Spiderlings approx. 3cm

Availability: Occasional
Source:CB
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Species Info:

Origin

Sri Lanka

Lifestyle

Arboreal

Temp

24-28°C

Humidity

70-80%

Leg Span

20-22cm

Disposition

Fast

Suitability

3

One of the largest species of Poecilotheria that can be kept like other Pokies in a tall arboreal terrarium with tubular retreats. Though relatively easy to keep they do have quite potent venom and are suited to the more confident keeper. This is a non communal species.

Literature References

Gabriel, R. 2012. Some notes and observations on the breeding of Poecilotheria ornata and P. rufilata. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 28(1): 18-27.
Gallon, R.C. 2012. Keeping and breeding Poecilotheria ornata Pocock, 1899 in captivity. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 27(2): 62-69.
Wright, G.S. 2006. Poecilotheria ornata bite report. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 21(4): 128-129.