Hapalopus sp. Columbia (Pumpkin Patch)

 They might be small, but they sure have a lot of spunk!  This delightful dwarf species offers a tremendous amount of personality.  From ‘slinghood’ to adulthood, you will enjoy watching these guys grow – and they grow fast.  Feeding time is always an event as they are fierce eaters and can take down prey almost as large as they are.  They are curious and will often dart to the opening when their area is disturbed.

Name Pronunciation:
Hapalopus (huh-PAA-luh-puhs)

* Adapted from The American Tarantula Society

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New World, Terrestrial / burrower
Size: about 3 1/5”
Growth Rate: Fast
Natural Habitat: Columbia, tropical forest
Housing Needs: Needs moist substrate. Heavy webbers. Slings burrow
Temperament: Somewhat bold but not aggressive