Red Rump Tarantulas, sometimes also referred to as a Mexican black velvet are another medium/large docile Mexican tarantula species. As adults they are jet black except for the bright red hairs on their abdomen. They are reluctant to bit but can be a little skittish and release urticating hairs if they feel threatened. They are a fast growing species that reach adult in 1-2 years.


Animal Information
LATIN NAME Brachypelma vagans
DOB: CB2016
SEX Unknown
ADULT SIZE 5in (13cm)
DIET Insects
TEMPERATURE REQUIREMENTS 22-26C
ADULT ENCLOSURE SIZE 18 x 12 x 12 (45 x 30 x 30cm) minimum
LIFE-SPAN 10-15 years - Female 3-5 years - Male

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Tarantula - Mexican Red Rump (Brachypelma vagans)

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