Grammostola pulchripres | Facts & Information
# Grammostola pulchripres | Facts & Information
Grammostola pulchripres | Discover Fascinating Facts and Information About Grammostola pulchripres
Species: pulchripes (formerly aureostriata).The species is found in northern Argentina and eastern Paraguay. It is a terrestrial tarantula from the Chaco area of South America. in this region there are habitats such as: swamps, floodplains, savanna and even areas of cacti.The species has been known as: Grammostola aureostriata.
Origin: Argentina – Paraguay
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Chaco golden knee (Grammostola pulchripres) translates Chaco with golden knee, it is part of
Food Grammostola pulchripres
The diet of tarantulas consists of live insects – crickets, locusts, cockroaches, mealworms, superworms, butterworms.Features Grammostola pulchripres
Grammostola pulchripes has hives but is one of the calmest and most docile tarantula species – characteristics that make it an excellent choice for beginners. It is a very showy tarantula, with long light-colored hairs throughout the body and golden stripes on the legs, especially on the "knees", hence the name "Golden Knee". Juveniles tend to dig small hiding places in the substrate in which to stay hidden long enough, but over time, becoming adults, they will give up this behavior. Males generally have a lifespan of 5-7 years and females can reach up to 20 years. These tarantulas reach a total size (legspan) of 19-22 cm.
Terrarium is one typical of terrestrial species, small inattime and larger terrestrial surface, small coconut substrate with a thickness of 3-6 cm, preferably not humidified, large water bowl with small depth, 1-2 hiding places and decorative plants. The temperature in the terrarium should be between 22 and 28grc and the relative humidity of 65-75%.
All species of tarantulas possess venom. Although it is not very potent, bites are never pleasant. Also like any species of tarantula and Grammostola pulchripes can be unpredictable and a bite can occur at any time. For these reasons we recommend maximum attention when the tarantula is fed, moved or when its terrarium is cleaned.
It is not recommended to handle tarantulas, especially by those without experience.
Reproduction Grammostola pulchripres
Being a species of the genus Grammostola it is likely that the number of eggs laid is quite high.
The difficulty of breeding this tarantula is average, and the sack is estimated at about 200 eggs.
As with most tarantulas there is the possibility of sexual cannibalism of the female over the male.
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