A beautiful tarantula species with prominant black and copper colouration; the abdomen is striped hence the common name. The legs of this species appear blue in certain light. The Costa Rican Tiger Rump Tarantula is a relatively fast growing species that reaches a leg span of four to five inches.
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|Latin Name||Cyclosternum fasciatum|
|ADULT SIZE||4.7in (12cm)|
|ADULT ENCLOSURE SIZE||12 x 12 x 12in (30 x 30 x 30cm) minimum|
|LIFE-SPAN||10-15 years - Female 3-5 years - Male|