Tarantulas

Tarantulas

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by Michael Andreas Jacobi
     
 

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Growing in popularity the world over, tarantulas are truly unique and fascinating pets. While they are often portrayed negatively in the media, tarantulas are actually shy and fascinating creatures. This essential guide provides coverage of 20 species of these low-maintenance pets, including discussion of numerous similar species. In addition to general care…  See more details below

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Growing in popularity the world over, tarantulas are truly unique and fascinating pets. While they are often portrayed negatively in the media, tarantulas are actually shy and fascinating creatures. This essential guide provides coverage of 20 species of these low-maintenance pets, including discussion of numerous similar species. In addition to general care advice and an introduction to breeding, it describes proper setup and maintenance of terrariums for the three major categories of tarantula lifestyle--tree-dwelling, ground-dwelling, and burrowing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780793837106
Publisher:
TFH Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Series:
Animal Planet Pet Care Series
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
350,026
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Andreas Jacobi is a manager at a pet wholesale company and has kept and bred tarantulas, reptiles, and other terrarium pets for over 35 years. He operates the tarantulas.com website, is the North American Representative of the British Tarantula Society, and has lectured at ArachnoCon and American Tarantula Society conferences. He is the creator of Arachnoculture magazine and e-zine and of the online resource The Tarantula Bibliography. Originally from the Chicago area, Michael now lives north of Seattle, Washington, with his dog Taylor.

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