Tarantula By Temperament
Docile South American Tarantula Species
Chilean Rose Tarantula (Grammostola rosea) by Jon Fouskaris
Photo Description: ADULT FEMALE - Specimen provided by Jon Fouskaris - Photo taken by Jon Fouskaris
Northern Chile and surrounding areas, found in many habitats, mostly deserts and scrubland.
Spiderlings eat pinhead crickets, and other small insects. Adults eat crickets, other large insects, and an occasional pinkie mouse.
Full Grown Size:
4.5 to 5.5 inches.
70 to 85? F.
Spiderlings can live in a clear plastic deli-container with air holes. Adults can live in a 5 or 10-gallon tank. Floor space is more important than height.
Docile and calm.
75 to 80%. All tarantulas that have at least a 3" leg span may drink from a shallow, wide water dish.
2 to 3 inches of peat moss, or potting soil.
No decorations are really needed, but you can add a log, or cork bark.
Chilean Rose Haired Tarantula, Chilean Rose Hair Tarantula, Chilean Common Tarantula, Chilean Fire Tarantula, Chilean Fire Rose