This is a highly sought after tarantula because it is so incredibly calm. This very slow moving, hardy species is an excellent choice for beginners. It is similar in appearance to the Grammostola pulchripes (Chaco Golden Knee), but a little smaller and with white markings on its knees. This tarantula is extremely easy to care for.
Growth Rate: slow
Natural Habitat: Paraguay, Brazil
Housing Needs: Terrestrial setup with a hide and starter burrow.
Temperament: Docile and calm. Many call this the most handleable tarantula, however we do not recommend handling tarantulas.