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