If you are scared of spiders, then look no further. This section is full of large and hairy Tarantulas. We offer a range of species from the Chile Rose to the beautiful Indian Ornamental.
Chile Rose TarantulaGrammostola porteri
The perfect starter spider, can't be many better out there! Like most Chile species it is a calm and a very easy to look after spider.
Curly Hair TarantulaBrachyplema albopilosum
The Curly Hair Tarantula is ideal for the novice keeper. Easily available, cheap and easy to care for makes them a great chose for a beginner.
Desert Blonde TarantulaAphonopelma chalcodes
A pretty and chunky Aphonopelma species that is overall blonde with a brown abdomen covered in reddish setae hairs. These are a desert species from Arizona and are extremely easy to care for.
Eastern Horned BaboonCeratogyrus darlingi
These are a heavy webbing species that make interesting display animals. They have a backwards curved horn that distinguishes it from other Ceratogyrus species.
Flame Rump Tree SpiderThrixopelma ockerti
An easy to keep semi arboreal species from Northwestern Peru. These spiders reach 15-20cm in size and have a blue/green tinge over the legs and carapace along with a bright red rump.
Fort Hall BaboonPterinochilus lugardi
The Fort Hall Baboon is also known as the Dodoma Baboon. They are an aggressive species found within Africa, many are collected from around Tanzania.
Giant Whiteknee TarantulaAcanthoscurria geniculata
The Giant Whiteknee Tarantula is a fast growing species that can have a leg span of 8.5 inches. The body and legs are dark with striking white bands along the leg joints, giving them their common name.
Golden BaboonAugacephalus ezendami
One of the rarer baboon species in the hobby. These spiders are mainly found around Mozambique.
Guyana Pink Toe TarantulaAvicularia sp. Guyana
The Guyana Pink-toe Tarantula is a medium sized tarantula with pink tips on the end of it's legs, like toes.
Kilimanjaro Mustard BaboonPterinochilus chordatus
The Kilimanjaro Mustard Baboon can be found in hot dry scrublands of Eastern Africa. This is an aggressive species and should be kept by experienced keepers only.
King Baboon TarantulaPelinobius muticus
The King Baboon Tarantula is a large and very aggressive spider, it is one of Africas biggest. It is a must for any serious Tarantula collector!
Kobal Spien EarthtigerChilobrachys sp. Kobal Spien
A new Chilobrachys species to enter the hobby (2014). These spiders originate from Kobal Spien (Cambodia) an area known for its sculptures dug into the cliffs of its river bed.
Mexican Red Knee TarantulaBrachypelma smithi
The classic pet tarantula and arguably the most recognisable spider in the world. A great species for beginners and a must for any serious collection.
Mexican Red Rump TarantulaBrachypelma 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.
Pumpkin Patch TarantulaHapalopus sp. Colombia large
The Pumpkin Patch Tarantula is a fast growing species that reaches a leg span of three to four inches.
Salmon Pink BirdeaterLasiodora parahybana
This extremely large tarantula is a must for any collection. The Salmon Pink Birdeater grows at a fast rate, reaching sizes of 7.5 - 10 inches. They don't spin large webs, or burrow much, so make great display tarantulas.
Stout-Leg Baboon TarantulaEucratoscelus pachypus
The Stout-Leg Baboon Tarantula is an average sized tarantua from Africa.
Straight Horned BaboonCeratogyrus marshalli
A fossorial species from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. C. marshalli features the biggest horn of its genus.
Stripe Knee TarantulaAphonopelma seemanni
Formerly one of the most popular pet spider spiders in the hobby. These spiders are found throughout Central America and come in varying forms depending on their locality.
Trinidad DwarfCyriocosmus elegans
Cyriocosmus elegans is a fast growing fossorial species which can reach maturity in as little as a year and grows no larger than 5-6cm legspan. It can be found in Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago.
White Striped BirdeaterNhandu chromatus
The White Striped Birdeater is a large terrestrial species reaching a leg span of 15 to 17cm. They are native to rainforests and savannahs of Brazil and Paraguay.
Yellow Backed OrnamentalPoecilotheria smithi
A very pretty Sri Lankan species of tarantula described by Kirk (1996).
Amazon Sapphire Pink ToeAvicularia diversipes
One of the prettiest Avicularia species to enter the hobby in recent years. Although smaller than others in the genus at 10-12cm legspan, they more than make up for their smaller size with their stunning looks.
Asian Smokey Earth TigerChilobrachys cf. Dyscolus
This is a Thai species bought into the hobby as Chilobrachys dyscolus, though this identification may not be accurate. These are big black and nasty species of tarantula with thick front legs.
Bahia Scarlet BirdeaterLasiodora klugi
Very similar in size and structure to L. parahybana. The distinct difference is the scarlet red setae hair on the abdomen. These spiders are endemic to Brazil, but more specifically the Eastern costal state of Bahia which borders the Atlantic Ocean.
Black EmiliaCrypsidromus sp. Panama
A pretty dwarf species from Panama. They hold resemblance to Brachypelma emilia with their triangular carapace pattern which seems to have led to their current common name.
Black Satan TarantulaChilobrachys sp."Black Satan"
This is a new species to the hobby (2014) that were originally collected from Nepal and are thought to be a Chilobrachys species. They have a jet black appearance and a typical fiery temperament which has given them the name "Black Satan".
Blue Fang TarantulaEphebopus cyanognathus
A good looking spider from the French Guiana reaching legspans of around 10cm. These are a obligate burrower that need a depth of substrate to thrive. Their common name derives from their bright blue chelicerae.
Blue Panay TarantulaOrphnaecus sp."Blue Panay"
A beautiful and fast growing species of tarantula from the Philippines, which reaches legspans of 7-10cm.
Blue Velvet Pink ToeAvicularia sp."Blue Velvet"
A pink toe species from Brazil believed to be from the Avicularia avicularia complex. These have a deep blue overall colouration with red setae hair on the abdomen.
Boquete BirdeaterSericopelma sp. Boquette
A huge birdeating species from the Panama with red setae hair all over its abdomen. They have similarities to species from the Megaphobema genus but appear to have a more nervous disposition.
Borneo Black TarantulaLampropelma sp. Borneo Black
The Borneo Black is a large Asian arboreal tarantula from the subfamily Ornithoctoninae.
Borneo Orange-Fringed TarantulaOrnithoctoninae sp. borneo
The Borneo Orange-Fringed Tarantula is a large black fossorial species reaching legspans of up to 20cm. It has a distinctive orange fringe of setae hair around the carapace.
Brazilian Black TarantulaGrammostola pulchra
The Brazilian Black Tarantula is a docile species, making them ideal for beginners. They are jet black and grow to an impressive size of up to 18cm.
Brazilian Pink TarantulaPamphobeteus platyomma
Big birdeating spider from South America, can easily reach sizes of 8 inches. The males of the species are especially stunning when they reach maturity.
Brazilian Red TarantulaNhandu carapoensis
These terrestrial spiders have long red setae hair all over their body. They reach a good size of up to 15cm in legspan. They do have a slightly nervous disposition so are best suited to someone with previous Tarantula experience.
Cambodian Earth TigerHaplopelma sp. "Angkor Wat"
This is a Haplopelma species from Cambodia which look very similar to the Haplopelma longipes. But they have been seperated with the name Angkor Wat until more work has been done on the genus.
Chaco Golden Knee TarantulaGrammostola pulchripes
A large form of Tarantula reaching sizes of up to 8 inches or more, they have a docile nature and make ideal first pets. They have long light coloured hairs all over its body and beautiful gold stripes on the legs especially near the knees.
Chile Bronze TarantulaParaphysa sp. North
Small species of Tarantula, with a bronze overall colouration and a little tuft of orange hair on the abdomen. Docile, calm species and another alternative for beginners in the hobby.
Chile Flame TarantulaEuathlus sp. Red
The Chile Flame Tarantula is small species reaching a legspan of approx 10cm when fully grown. This is a slow growing species and very docile, ideal for beginners.
Chile Gold Burst TarantulaParaphysa parvula
The Chile Gold Burst Tarantula is a docile species and has a medium to fast growth rate.
Chile Green Velvet TarantulaThrixopelma sp. Chile
A fairly large growing Chile species that has red setae hairs on it's abdomen with a overall green appearance and nicely striped legs. They are like most other Chile species they are not aggressive and they are easy to maintain.
Chile Pink Burst TarantulaParaphysa scrofa
Beautiful little Tarantula that looks like it has pink highlights all over it, very docile. Good alternative for a first Tarantula.
Chile Red Rose TarantulaGrammostola rosea
Ideal first Tarantula, the Red Chile Rose is a great starter species. We would recommend one of the Chilean species to anybody who is looking to buy their first spider.
Chile Red Zebra TarantulaGrammostola sp. Concepicon
The Red Zebra like most Chile species are very docile and make a ideal starter species. They get a similar size to a Chile Rose but differ in colour. They have a more orange than red appearance and have nice white stripes on the legs.
Chile Tiger TarantulaParaphysa sp. Tiger
Another nice Chile dwarf Tarantula, it has nice cream coloured Tiger stripes on the abdomen. Calm species, great for beginners to the hobby.
Chilean Copper TarantulaParaphysa manicata
The Chilean Copper Tarantula or Dwarf Chile Tarantula is a small species.
Cobalt Blue TarantulaHaplopelma lividum
For the experienced tarantula keepers, this is a must for your collection. Although the Cobalt Blue Tarantula is aggressive and nervous, the adult colour makes it worth while.
Costa Rican Orange Mouth TarantulaPsalmopoeus reduncus
A very pretty Psalmopoeus species, it has a very shiny gold carapace and gold bands on the legs. But has a overall brown appearance. It reaches a adult size of around 12cm legspan.
Costa Rican Tiger Rump TarantulaCyclosternum fasciatum
The Costa Rican Tiger-Rump Tarantula from Central America.
Dark Earth TigerChilobrachys sp. kaeng krachan
A huge dark coloured Chilobrachys species that can reach sizes of 15-17cm legspan. These spiders are quite reclusive and if kept properly in a fossorial setup they will seldom be seen.
Dwarf ChestnutHeterothele villosella
Heterothele villosella is a small, fast growing, communal species from Tanzania, East Africa. They reach sizes of approximately 5-6cm as adult. They are prolific webbers and make great display species.
Ebony Earth TigerSelenocosmia sp. Ebony
A medium sized Asian fossorial spider that is pure black but with a silky appearance. It originates from the Indonesian side of Borneo.
Emerald Skeleton TarantulaEphebopus uatuman
These spiders have a khaki type appearance with a emerald green hue to their carapace and the abdomen. They reach approximately 10cm legspan.
Feather Leg BaboonStromatopelma calceatum
This spider lives high in the canopy tops of tropical forests in West Africa. It is known for being extremely aggressive and should only be kept by people who have lots of experience dealing with other arboreal species of tarantula.
Fringed OrnamentalPoecilotheria ornata
These spiders are one of the biggest of all the Poecilotheria genus, they can reach up to a massive 25cm legspan. They are a very easy to keep species but not suitable for beginners.
Gabon Blue Dwarf BaboonHeterothele gabonensis
A communal species; much like the more commonly available Heterothele villosella. These spiders commonly share webs and burrows with their counterparts. They have a stunning purplish sheen and fine spotting on the abdomen.
Giant Green Pink ToeAvicularia sp. Kwitara
This is large species of pink toe reaching up a massive 17cm legspan. They can be found in the jungles along the Kwitara river near the Brazilian border. They have an overall metallic green colour with long white hairs.
Gooty OrnamentalPoecilotheria metallica
Possibly the ultimate pet tarantula, you won't find many more stunningly beautiful than the Gooty. With it's bright blue colouration and arboreal features it really is a showpiece in any collection.
Greater Horned BaboonCeratogyrus brachycephalus
The Greater Horned Baboon comes from Southern Africa in Botswana and Zimbabwe. This spider reaches up to 12cm in legspan and is known for its forward facing horn.
Green Bottle Blue TarantulaChromatopelma cyanopubescens
The Venezuelan Green Bottle Blue Tarantula is a nice attractive species with blue legs, green carapace and orange abdomen. Definitely one for the collection!
Guyana Goliath BirdeaterTheraphosa stirmi
With a leg span of up to 30cm. The Guyana Goliath Birdeater can be considered to be one of the largest tarantulas in the world.
Haitan Brown Birdeater TarantulaPhormictopus cancerides
Haitan Brown Birdeater Tarantulas are from North to Central America.
Indian Oranamental TarantulaPoecilotheria regalis
Indian Oranamental Tarantulas are fast and can be very aggressive.
Ivory Ornamental TarantulaPoecilotheria subfusca
The Ivory Ornamental Tarantula is a stunning arboreal species found in Sri Lanka.
Java Earth TigerSelenocosmia javanensis
These are a brown to black fossorial species of tarantula from Indonesia. These are aggressive and not suitable for beginners.
Malaysian Earth TigerCyriopagopus schioedtei
These are a large, colourful and aggressive tarantula. They live primarily in lowland and monsoon forest where they live in hollow trees high above the ground.
Malvern Starburst BaboonHarpactira curator
Harpactira curator is indigenous to South Africa. It was discovered by Pocock in 1898.
Martinique Pink Toe TarantulaAvicularia versicolor
What can we say about this species... They are stunning! Turning from a gorgeous bright blue spiderling right through to stunning multi coloured adults.
Metallic Pink Toe TarantulaAvicularia metallica
Metallic Pink Toe Tarantulas are a docile and calm arboreal species from British Guyana.
Mexican Fireleg TarantulaBrachypelma bohemi
Brachypelma bohemi are closely related to the more famous Mexican Red Knee. However these spiders have a very dramatic black and orange colouration and can be quite defensive often flicking their urticating hair when disturbed.
Mexican Flame Knee TarantulaBrachypelma auratum
This species used to be thought of as a 'Highland Form' of Brachypelma smithi due to the close similarities albeit being darker in appearance. In 1992 it was described by Dr Gunter Schmidt as its own species.
Mexican Pink TarantulaBrachypelma klaasi
Mexican Pink Tarantulas are found in Mexico.
Mexican Red LegBrachypelma emilia
A spider that reaches around 12-15cm from Mexico and Panama. Very calm and docile species like most other Brachypelma and a great alternative to the more famous Mexican red knee.
New Mexican TarantulaBrachypelma kahlenbergi
A new species of Brachypelma from Veracruz , Mexico, Brachypelma kahlenbergi. They are almost entirely black with red, orange setae on the dorsal face of the opisthosoma.
New River Rust Rump TarantulaAphonopelma sp. New River
Another North American Aphonopelma species that has currently not been described. They have a overall fluffy apperance, blonde in colour and black femurs. They have long red setae hair on the abdomen. They are a docile species.
Oklahoma Brown TarantulaAphonopelma hentzi
One of our personal favourites from North America, these are fantastic looking spiders from North America which have dark legs, light coloured carapace and red setae hairs on their abdomen.
Orange Starburst BaboonPterinochilus murinus
The Orange Starburst Baboon is an aggressive species from parts of Africa, most are collected from Tanzania.
Orange Tree SpiderTapinauchenius gigas
These spiders are native to French Guiana and are well known for their speedy and aggressive behaviour.
Panama BlondePsalmopoeus pulcher
Not as often seen and arguably the nicest looking species of the Psalmopoeus genus.
Peruvian Dwarf Black & White TarantulaCyriocosmus ritae
This is a very fast growing species from Peru, which normally reaches maturity in 12-18 months. These spiders only actually entered the hobby a few years ago in 2007.
Pichidangui Blue BeautyEuathlus sp. Blue
The Blue Metallic Femur Beauty have navy blue femurs with pink stripes on the knees.
Puerto Rican Pink ToeAvicularia laeta
A beautiful spider which is olive to brown as an adult and bright blue as a spiderling. Photos really don't do the adult colours justice. They really are a wonderful species and are not often available as captive bred spiderlings.
Rusty Red Baboon TarantulaHysterocrates sp. Cameroon
Rusty Red Baboon Tarantula, a big African spider with lots of attitude and certainly not a beginner species. They can even swim and have been reported in the wild to catch fish.
Sangihe Island Black TarantulaLampropelma nigerrimum
This spider is only known from one locality on the small Indonesian Island Sangihe. Presumed extinct, but rediscovered in November 2007.
Singapore Blue TarantulaLampropelma violaceopes
One of the most beautiful arboreal tarantulas in the hobby. These spiders get big and are full of attitude; definitely not one for beginners!
Skeleton TarantulaEphebopus murinus
These spiders are truly amazing. They have some very unusual characteristics for a terrestrial spider such as very long front legs and they actually kick hairs from their pedipalps.
Socotra Island Blue BaboonMonocentropus balfouri
A stunning blue and beige terrestrial species of tarantula, which is found off the East Coast of Africa on Socotra Island.
Thailand Black TarantulaHaplopelma minax
This species is super aggressive and extremely fast moving. They are medium in size and have a overall black velvet appearance. These spiders require experience and are not suitable for beginners.
Thailand Golden FringeOrnithoctonus aureotibialis
Ornithoctonus aureotibialis described by Von Wirth & Striffler, 2005. Is a fairly new addition to the tarantula hobby. These spiders have golden hairs across their abdomen, underneath their legs and around the fringe of the carapace.
Togo Starburst BaboonHeteroscodra maculata
The Togo Starburst Baboon is a fast arboreal species from West African found in Ghana, Togo and Cameroon. They reach an adult leg span of 4 to 5 inches.
Trinidad Chevron TarantulaPsalmopoeus cambridgei
The Trinidad Chevron Tarantula is a fast growing species reaching a leg span of six inches. They are arboreal spinning a web within loose tree bark or plants.
Trinidad OliveHolothele incei
A small species of tarantula that are copious web spinners. This spider will create intricate tubular burrows all over its enclosure. They are quite reclusive but often show themselves at feeding time or during breeding attempts.
Venezuelan SuntigerPsalmopoeus irminia
This is a beautiful arboreal species of Tarantula, with vivid orange patterns over its abdomen, metatarsus and tarsus parts of their legs.
Vietnamese Blue TarantulaChilobrachys sp. Blue
These spiders originate from Vietnam and get extremely large. They have thickened front legs with a blue sheen appearance. Thought to be a form of Chilobrachys dyscolus but more work needs to be done to confirm this.