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Chaco Golden Knee Tarantula

Grammostola aureostriata

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Chaco Golden  Knee Tarantula (Grammostola aureostriata)

Chaco Golden Knee Tarantula (Grammostola aureostriata)

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Other Common Name(s): Chaco gold-striped tarantula

Habitat: terrestrial

Native Origin: South America

Adult Size: leg span of 8 inches or more

Temperature and Humidity Requirements: 70-80°F with humidity of 60-70%

Cost: expensive

Feeding Suggestions: crickets, mealworms, roaches, and pinky mice

More About Chaco Golden Knee Tarantulas as Pets:If it's size you want in your pet tarantula, the Chaco golden knee tarantula is the choice for you. These beautiful arachnids get their name from the gold bands on their legs. Don't let this tarantula's impressive size scare you. Chaco golden knee tarantulas are mild-mannered and easy to handle.

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