Mexican Red Knee tarantulas are probably the most iconic pet tarantula. Now protected from import all individuals are captive bred. They are a very slow growing species that can reach a considerable age. Their large size and attractive colours ensure they are still one of the most popular pet species.
|LATIN NAME||Brachypelma smithii|
|ADULT SIZE||6in (15cm)|
|ADULT ENCLOSURE SIZE||18 x 12 x 12 (45 x 30 x 30cm) minimum|
|LIFE-SPAN||15-20 years - Female 4-5 years - Male|