18 Oct

The versicolor is back

Avicularia versicolor – Antilles Pinktoe (Click here).
R280- 1.5cm

a. versiThe Antilles Pink toe Tarantula has to be one of the most beautiful tarantula species in the world. When the spiderlings hatch out, they are a brilliant blue color, and by the time they reach adult coloration they become covered in metallic reds, greens, and purples. The photo above shows the adult coloration. It is a docile yet skittish species that can be quick to run if disturbed. This still does not eliminate it from the beginners’ category. These colorful tarantulas create strong webs in tree bark in the wild, and they will do the same in captivity if provided with branches or cork bark.

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