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Mexican Red Knee Tarantula

As you may know I used to own a tarantula, a Chilean rose hair tarantula to be more specific, unfortunately Hermy died Thursday 21st February 2008 and I’ve been unsure whether I want another tarantula. My favourite breed of tarantula for years now has been the Mexican Red Knee and I’ve been thinking lately about buying one and having another tarantula as a pet – this one would likely be called “Knees”! Haha, unless I come up with anything else in the mean time. Thinking has turned into planning and I’ve managed to source one relatively cheaply from an exotic Read More…

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R.I.P. Hermy, my Chilean Rose Hair Tarantula

For those that don’t we have a few exotic pets in our family – Great African land snails and a female Chilean Rose Hair tarantula. Her name is Hermy and she has been part of the family since 2008. Sadly, Hermy died this week. 🙁 Now I realise a lot of people hate spiders, but Hermy was my pet. I was attached to her like any person is to their pet; like a cat owner to their cat or a dog owner to their dog. I enjoyed watching Hermy crawl up the sides of her enclosure and back down, and Read More…