Poecilotheria rufilata

Red Slate Ornamental (2cm)

Pocock, 1899

Poecilotheria rufilata
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12.00

Stock Description:

Unsexed Spiderlings approx. 2cm
Communally Reared


Availability: Uncommon
Source: CB
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Species Info:

Origin

India

Lifestyle

Arboreal

Temp

24-28°C

Humidity

70-80%

Leg Span

18-20cm

Disposition

Defensive

Suitability

3

One of largest and more colourful Poecilotheria. Keep 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.

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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.
Portman, C. 2003. Notes on breeding Poecilotheria rufilata Pocock, 1899. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 18(2): 44-48