Goliath Birdeater Tarantula

Goliath Bird Eating Spider

Goliath Birdeating Tarantual

The grand daddy of all Tarantulas is the Goliath Bird Eater and although the name says that, they do not eat birds as they are a deep burrowing species found in South America.

It is the largest Tarantula in the world and can weigh up to 6 oz and have a 12 inch leg span.
It is aggressive but also a very hardy species which makes it a great addition to any experienced collector. Known to spend lond periods of time in its burrows.


Range:          South America Venezuela
Type:             Burrowing
Size FG:        8-12 inches
Temp:            80-90
Humidity:     75-8o (Be sure to have a shallow dish in terrarium)
Housing:       10-20 Gallon Terrarium
Substrate:     5-12 inches of Reccomended Substrates
Decor:            Artifical Bark Log to hide under
Food:              Crickets, Meal worms, Lizards, Mice