How do you take care of a pink Birdeater salmon?
Salmon Pink Birdeater Tarantulas are fast-growing insects, and they need to eat regularly. They feed on small rodents like lizards, insects, frogs, and even some snake species in the wild. For this reason, you should mimic this diet in captivity by supplying your adult pet spider rodents like mice.
How long does it take a salmon pink Birdeater to grow?
The Salmon Pink Birdeater is a very fast growing tarantula and can reach adult sizes in as little as 2 years and have a lifespan up the about 15 years.
Why is my tarantula curled up?
A mildly dehydrated tarantula may have a shruken abdomen and become inactive. A more severely dehydrated tarantula will have its legs curled underneath it to some degree. Once a tarantula becomes dehydrated it requires the most basic form of tarantula first aid—the ICU cup.
What do salmon pink birdeaters eat?
Once a week, feed your Salmon Pink Birdeaters with its supply of insects and, depending on their age, fruit flies, baby crickets, crickets, and baby mice. Never leave leftover food in its enclosure, as it can cause injury to your display tarantula. Feel free to read our article on our recommendations for tarantula enclosures here.
What size cage does a salmon pink birdeater need?
They can therefore make for an eye-catching display. Salmon Pink Birdeaters are large spiders, so require a similarly good-sized cage. For adults, a tank measuring 18″ square should be considered a minimum. A tank measuring 24″ long by 15-18″ deep is perhaps the ideal size for such a large spider.
What is the lifespan of a Brazilian salmon pink birdeater?
With proper care, you can help reach the Brazilian salmon pink birdeater lifespan of 15 years. Overall, this hairy and pinkish tarantula variety is a collector’s must-have.
What is a salmon pink birdeater spider?
The Salmon Pink Birdeater is a South American spider, hailing from the Atlantic forests of north-eastern Brazil, especially in the Campina Grand area. As such this species is attuned to living in hot, humid environments. Like many species in such habitats, these spiders tend to grow rapidly.