Home Page | About Exotic-Pets.co.uk | Contact Us | News, Offers & Events | Articles | Links | Refer and Earn Money
[ 68376 members since September 2005 ]Welcome to Exotic-Pets.co.uk. Members sign in to access My Account. New to the site? Join here.
LOOKING FOR LIVE FOOD? - Order your fresh live food here!

Mexican Red Rump Tarantula

Mexican Red Rump Tarantula
Click image for larger version

Brachypelma vagans

The Mexican Red Rump Tarantula gets its name from the red hairs present on the abdomen. They can be found in moist areas of Mexico.



What does a Mexican Red Rump Tarantula look like?

This species has a basic black colour with long red hairs over the abdomen. They reach a body length of 7cm (3 inch) and a leg span of 10-13cm (4-5 inches).

This is the ideal beginner Tarantula, they are docile but can be skittish. They can flick hairs, so caution should be taken if handled.

Where are Mexican Red Rump Tarantulas from?

Found in burrows or under logs within moist areas of southern Mexico through to Hondurans.

How do you keep a Mexican Red Rump Tarantula?

Provide a deep substrate of 2-4 inches of potting soil, coconut fibre or vermiculite to allow the Tarantula to burrow. Provide hides in the form or cork bark, flower pots or reptile hides. A temperature of 25-27C (73-80F) best suits this species along with a high humidity of 65-75%.

Feed on a range of insects from crickets, locusts, mealworms and some adults will take mice pinkies. If the Tarantulas has a leg span of 3 inches or more, a small water dish can be placed inside the enclosure.

Research Do Your Research:  Before you commit to buying any pet, please do your own independent research.

*On Site Mexican Red Rump Juvenile 0.0.1, Body 3cm @ 15.00
UK+ Members pay only 14.25 for this pet/product.
Please allow 1 to 4 working days for this item to be processed
Earn 70 pet points when you purchase this item!
*On Site Mexican Red Rump Juvenile 0.1, Body 3cm @ 22.00
UK+ Members pay only 20.90 for this pet/product.
Please allow 1 to 4 working days for this item to be processed
Earn 100 pet points when you purchase this item!
*On Site Mexican Red Rump Juvenile 1.0, Body 3cm @ 10.00
UK+ Members pay only 9.50 for this pet/product.
Please allow 1 to 4 working days for this item to be processed
Earn 45 pet points when you purchase this item!
*On Site Mexican Red Rump Juveniles 1.1, Body 3cm @ 29.00
UK+ Members pay only 27.55 for this pet/product.
Please allow 1 to 4 working days for this item to be processed
Earn 135 pet points when you purchase this item!
*Want to know when stock is added/updated? Log-in for E-mail Notifications
Bookmark this page with:

Please Note: All sizes are approximate and should be used as a guideline only. Lizards are measured from snout to vent (excludes tail), therefore could be double the length listed.


Red Price - Loyalty Price
CB - Captive Bred - followed by year
CF - Captive Farmed - followed by year
CH - Captive Hatched - followed by year, Hatchlings from a Gravid Wild Collected Female.
WC - Wild Collected
LTC - Long Term Captive - in captivity for approx. 3 months+
1.1.5 - Sexed animals - Males, Females, Unsexed - eg. 1 Male, 1 Female, 5 Unsexed

On Site + Off Site About On Site and Off Site animals and items

Customers who bought the items above also bought:

Link to this page:
http://www.exotic-pets.co.uk/mexian-red-rump-tranatula.html

· Your access to and use of this Website is conditional on your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Use
© Exotic-Pets.co.uk 2005 - 2014 · Privacy Policy · Terms and Conditions of Sale