The Tarantula Keeper's Guide: Comprehensive Information on Care, Housing, and Feeding

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Barron's Educational Series, 2009 - Nature - 376 pages
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Authors Stanley and Marguerite Schultz tell exotic pet hobbyists and life science students everything they need to know about keeping a tarantula in captivity. They present detailed information on the natural history and biology of these fascinating creatures, supplementing their text with a wealth of photos and illustrations. The detailed chapter on the care of tarantulas has been revised and updated, making it more comprehensive than ever. Since this book's initial publication, hobbyists have come to consider The Tarantula Keeper's Guide the "Bible of Arachnoculture."



 

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A highly detailed comprehensive guide to the care behavior anatomy and even breeding of tarantulas. Excellent color photographs of tarantulas at rest in enclosures molting mating etc. Detailed ... Read full review

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Great book helped me grow up a baby Aphonopelma and learn tons on tarantulas.

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Contents

Will the Real Tarantula Please Stand Up?
6
The Scientific Tarantula
19
The Name of the Tarantula
61
Natural History
82
Tarantulas and Us
111
Care and Maintenance
126
Five Paths to Nirvana
239
The WeilBred Tarantula
259
Selected Species
317
Aphonopelma spp Pocock 1910 the North American
324
Brachypelma smith Pick Cambr 1897
330
Grammostola rosea Walckenaer 1837
336
Poecilotheria regalis Pocock 1899
344
Appendices
357
Index
373
Copyright

Catching Your Own
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