Latin Name: Brachypelma baumgarteni
Sex: Currently Unknown
Mexican orange beauty grows to around 5 or 6 inches (12-15cm) in length with females living up to 25 year but males only living 10 years. They can be an aggressive species but most are docile and will tolerate being handle making it a great a beginner keeper. If felt threaten they will flick hairs from their abdomen and legs which can irritate human skin. Mexican orange beauty’s will feed on insects such as mealworms, crickets and cockroaches. They will require temperatures of 28 Celsius (82 Fahrenheit) during the day will it being slightly cooler at night and will also low to medium humidity levels for about 70%.
Available from the Basingstoke store – 01256 263633