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What You Really Want in a Tarantula Terrarium

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Oct 4th 2018

Photo courtesy of Steve RobertsWhat better time to talk about spiders than October. Halloween is around the corner, and no pet makes a better Halloween party guest than a big, hairy tarantula. De … read more

What Kids Need to Know about Exotic Pets

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Aug 9th 2018

Photo courtsey of Cheryl DimofIs your kid begging for a frog, snake, or tortoise for a pet? How about a lizard, scoprion, or tarantula? Before they get too excited, there are some things they sho … read more

What Do I Need to Take Home My Scorpion?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on May 31st 2018

Ready to take home a new scorpion pet? Don’t be too nervous. Scorpions are fairly easy to care for. The first thing to know before ever buying a scorpion, though, is that they are not pets to be … read more

Are Night Lights for Invertebrates Really a Thing?

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on May 17th 2018

Scorpions “are usually quite maligned and persecuted against” because of their creepy appearance, according to Professor Bryan Fry of University of Queensland. But if you own or are thinking about … read more

What to Do If Your Pet Tarantula Bites

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Feb 22nd 2018

Oh no! Your tarantula bit you. What should you do? The first thing to do is calm down and realize that you’re not going to die...most likely. The truth is that for the majority of people, a tarantu … read more

Tarantula 101: What to Know Before Buying a Spider

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Feb 8th 2018

If you think that tarantulas are difficult pets, then you may be surprised to learn that many varieties are actually quite docile and easy to care for. In fact, even self-proclaimed a … read more

Why Won't My Tarantula Eat?

Posted by Diedra Black on Oct 7th 2016

So you got a new tarantula, and everything was going fine for a while, but suddenly your exotic won’t eat anything you offer in its terrarium. What gives? Is your arachnid okay? Do you need to do so … read more