Cobalt Blue Tarantula   (common name)

Haplopelma lividum   (scientific name)

Cobalt Blue Tarantula (photograph and drawing)
Range ...... semi-cleared tropical forests of Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia
Type ...... burrowing
Temperament ...... aggressive and nervous, likely to bite (not for beginners!)
                    ...... toxic venom (Its bite will make a person ill.)
Full Grown Size ...... 4 to 5 inches
Temperature ...... 80 to 90° F
Humidity ...... 78 to 82%
Diet ...... crickets, and other large insects
Water ...... shallow, wide water dish or Gut Load
Housing ...... burrowing cage    Click here to see burrowing cage.

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