Here they are, BIG thank you to Lee at http://www.thespidershop.co.uk for sorting me out with these bad boys. They are also bonkers! Haha checknout the vid now below or on my YouTube channel.
Thanks to everyone that has contacted me with kind messages – I was totally gutted BUT these things happen. I will be trying again and again until I crack it.
To say this species is my kryptonite is an understatement. This old female will no longer be bred with any males and she will live the rest of her days happy on the shelf.
We have a second female, recently bought, to carry on with our attempts to finally get a successful eggsac.
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“Tiny” The Worlds Biggest Tarantula Genus (Theraphosa) Making her EGGSAC! by predatororpreyonline
You’ve just watched our Goliath Birdeater Tarantula (Theraphosa stirmi) making her eggsac. It took over 28 hours of recording, speeded up x100 to make the last portion of this video.
It is a youtube first for this species and was totally nerve-wracking.
She was mated on May 1st 2018 so It’s now over 8 months.
So I’ve received a spider today for next year’s breeding projects…
You will need to wait until the end of the video to find out what it is…. its a good one. I promise.
This week I received my Christmas pressies from my fiance Claire, a large order from Lee and the gang at The Spider Shop UK.
We had to get them this early as the weather in Wales is going to turn bad over the next two weeks…. and you can’t exactly wrap tarantulas to put under the tree.
I made the most and stretched the one box into three videos for the channel –