My Pet’s Name is “Engkanto”

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Nowadays people have a different kind of hobby’s.Common and Exotic Pet as they have own.I am fascinating to a exotic pet.I’ve Own right Now a tarantula.They are unique,little space to keep for them.I know how harm this pet to handle,.But to care them with patience and understand them as well.

Housing?

They only need a little space for them.They also need a hiding space inside the housing..  Temperature and humidity are also be maintained in your housing.Floor space is more important than height in your housing.they dont need bright lights,they must be keep in a darker place.the housing should not have a climbing spot for tarantula coz this can bring harm to them if they clime and fall they might end up on killing them.

10 cool facts about Tarantula:

1. Female tarantulas can live 30 years or longer in the wild.

2.The largest tarantulas have a leg span of nearly 10 inches, or about the size of a dinner plate.

3.Tarantulas are quite docile and rarely bite people.

4.Tarantulas defend themselves by throwing needle-like, barbed hairs at their attackers.

5.Tarantulas ambush small prey at night, stealthily sneaking up on a potential meal and then pouncing!

6.A fall can be fatal to a tarantula.

7.Tarantulas have retractable claws on each leg, like cats.

8. Though tarantulas don’t spin webs, they do use silk.

9.Most tarantulas are seen wandering during the summer months, when males head out in search of females.

10. Tarantulas can regenerate lost legs.

What Do Tarantulas Eat?

Tarantulas are carnivores. They eat all kinds of insects, especially larger ones like crickets and grasshoppers, June beetles, cicadas, and caterpillars.Like other spiders, tarantulas can’t eat their prey in solid form. When a tarantula captures a live meal, it first bites the prey with its sharp fangs, injecting it with a paralyzing venom.

References:

http://insects.about.com/od/spiders/a/10-facts-about-tarantulas.htm

http://insects.about.com/od/spiders/f/what-do-tarantulas-eat.htm

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