Keeping a Spider as a Pet

Camel Spider

Many Consider Keeping Tarantulas an Absorbing Hobby Spiders are arthropods with eight legs and breathe air. They grab their victims using their fangs and poison their prey. You can find them all over the world except in Antarctica and can survive anywhere. Many consider keeping a spider as a pet, a very challenging hobby. Tarantulas … Read more

Goliath Tarantula

Goliath Tarantula

Largest Among the Species of Spiders in the World The Goliath tarantula is one among their species. The expert says that this bird-eating variety is the second largest spider on earth. It derived its name, the Goliath bird-eating spider, from an eighteenth-century copper engraving that showed one eating a hummingbird. However, that is rather incorrect, … Read more

Jumping Spider

Jumping Spider

The Life Cycle of a Jumping Spider The lifecycle of a jumping spider ranges from 6 months to 2 years. Jumping spiders could survive up to 3 years in confinement. Jumping spiders’ existence is influenced by their habitat and gender. Female jumping spiders have a better lifespan than males. The longest living jumping spider recorded was … Read more

Garden Spider

Garden Spider

The Life Cycle of a Garden Spider Garden spiders enjoy a one-year lifespan in general, while a few females could survive for many years in places without harsh winters. Garden spiders may be seen in the United States, Canada, as well as Mexico. They weave webs in warm regions with trees to attach their webs to. They can also … Read more

Facts on Tarantula Spiders

Tarantula Spiders

Largest Among the Species of Spiders in the World Hairy Mygalomorphs is a family of spiders that also include tarantulas. Scientists think this variety of spiders has been there for millions of years and has not undergone any significant change since. They are the largest among the species of spiders in the world. There are … Read more

Blue Tarantula Spider

Blue Tarantula Spider

The Gorgeous Arachnid The Cobalt blue tarantula spider, though beautiful to behold, is among the more aggressive of the existing tarantula species. Even though they look black at first sight, a close inspection with specific lighting shows their overall bright blue color. Popular they surely are, but beginners, beware! This variety of tarantula earns its … Read more

Buying a Pet Spider

Pet Spider

Select Your Suppliers Very Carefully Spiders are exciting creatures belonging to the family of arachnids. They are quiet and low on maintenance. However, like other intrusive and noisy pets like dogs or cats that warrant much more attention, buying a pet spider and keeping it as a pet, also involves a great responsibility. A first-time … Read more

Keeping Tarantulas as Pets

Pet Tarantula

Beauty Lies in The Eyes Of the Beholder Tarantulas are a cluster of mostly hairy and quite large arachnids derived from the Greek word “Arachne,” meaning spider), or joint-legged invertebrate animals, with eight legs, belonging to the Theraphosidae family of spiders, in the subphylum Chelicerata, which boasts of almost 900 identified species. Tarantulas are a common name for … Read more

Worm Composting

Worm Compost

Worm composting is a great way to get in on the recycling craze. Worm composting can be done either inside or outside, so even if you live in a region with changing seasonal weather you can compost all year round. You only need to put your recyclable organic waste into the compost with the worms … Read more

Pet Hermit Crab Facts


Hermit crabs make fun and interesting pets – in fact, they are probably more interesting than you know! In order to have one of these creatures as a pet, it is absolutely essential that you know a few vital hermit crab facts. Fortunately, this can make for a fun learning experience as well. So, what … Read more