Season 3

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Sunday, January 24, 2021 Deaths in the Collection and E. campestratus (Pink Zebra Beauty)

First, I talk about some very recent deaths in the collection, Then, it's on to discuss E. campestratus (Pink Zebra Beauty) care. 

Sunday, January 17, 2021 Nhandu Genus Review and Buying Unsexed Slings

In this episode, I address the care for my Nhandu tripepii, chromatus, and coloratovillosus.  Also, I talk a bit about why you shouldn't expect t...

Sunday, January 10, 2021 The Fastest Growing Tarantulas In My Collection

I've avoided this topic for some time, but figured that it was time to give it a shot. Here are the 12 fastest-growing tarantula species that I&a...

Sunday, January 3, 2021 Winter FAQ for 2021 - Considerations for When the Weather Gets Cold

Happy New Year to everyone! As the weather is once again chilly, it's that time of year to discuss some winter considerations for those of us kee...

Sunday, December 27, 2020 No, a Bite from a Tarantula Is NOT Inevitable

In this episode, I discuss why I don't believe that a tarantula bite is inevitable, and why this line of thinking can actually be negative. 

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 Bad Mistakes? I've Made a Few...

In this episode, I talk a bit about some of the mistakes I've made in my tarantula keeping journey. 

Sunday, December 20, 2020 Top Obscure or Uncommon Tarantulas in My Collection

Okay, to kick this one off,  I talk a bit about the move and an exciting Kickstarter campaign. At the 14 minute mark, I talk about some of the more un...

Sunday, December 6, 2020 Idiothele mira (Blue-foot Baboon) Notes

This episode features everyone's favorite blue-footed baboon, I. mira! 

Sunday, November 29, 2020 Updates on Last Week's Episode and Avoiding Wild Caught Ts

First, some updates and feedback on last week's episode about euthanizing tarantulas. Then, we discuss why we should avoid knowingly purchasing w...

Sunday, November 22, 2020 Some Thoughts on Tarantula Euthanization Methods (and Aphonopelma Tips!)

Just to be very clear, this podcast is NOT a comprehensive guide to how to euthanize a sick tarantula (although I am now working on an article about t...

Sunday, November 15, 2020 Tarantula "Collections" - Good or Bad?

Many of us refer to the numerous tarantulas we keep as our "collections." However, does the use of this term insinuate that we regard our pe...

Sunday, November 8, 2020 Keeper Cards and Birupes simoroxigorum Care

First, I talk a a bit about the new tarantula Keeper Cards expansion pack. Then, it's off to discuss my husbandry observations for Birupes simoro...

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