A good variety of arachnids are available throughout the year
from Monkfield. The selection we offer caters for the novice
arachnid keeper as well as the more advanced collector.
Arachnids have gained in popularity as a pet species. One of the
factors being that a lot of the species are relatively
easy to keep, also they are interesting to watch and take very
little space to house.
Chile Rose Tarantula (Gramastola
This tarantula can be found in Chile, Bolivia and Argentina.
Adults can reach a leg span of 4.5 - 5.5 inches and their diet
consists mainly of insects. They are relatively calm and docile and
make an ideal first spider.
Metallic Pink Toed Tarantula (Avicularia
Pink toe tarantulas are an arboreal spider and originate from
South America. Their natural environment has a high
humidity level and their diet also consists mainly of insects.