Cyriocosmus bertae (Peruvian Dwarf Beauty Tarantula) Information + Caresheet

Cyriocosmus bertae (Peruvian Dwarf Beauty Tarantula) Information and Caresheet

cyriocosmus bertae peruvian dwarf tarantula

Pronounced – ser-ee-oh-KO-mus

New World, Terrestrial

Size: About 6”
Growth Rate: Medium / Fast
Natural Habitat: Brazil. dry scrub Terrestrial. Opportunistic burrower.
Size: About 2.5-3” dwarf species
Growth Rate: Fast
Housing Needs: Terrestrial setup with a starter burrow. Cork or other décor are suggested. 
Temperament: Fairly docile, not particularly skittish.

About: This charming dwarf tarantula is rather rarely seen in the hobby. It is distinguished by a beautiful golden to bronze heart shape on its abdomen. and bronze legs. This species makes silken burrows around rocks in its natural habitat. Not a lot of specific information is available for this rare species, but they seem to do well with the same care as other Cyriocosmus species.