Upon delivery, these spiders are in the early stages of development, having undergone 1-2 moults and measuring 1-2cm in size. This phase provides a unique opportunity for spider enthusiasts to witness and nurture their growth into magnificent adults.
Experience Level: Intermediate
Additional Information: This fast-growing dwarf species, though generally considered docile, may exhibit shyness and skittish behavior. The Davus spp. coloration, remaining a rare gem within the hobby. Being terrestrial, they may burrow if provided the opportunity. While typically not aggressive, they display a degree of nervousness, making handling not advisable.
Habitat and Behavior: , as a terrestrial species, may display burrowing tendencies, emphasizing the importance of providing a suitable substrate for this natural behavior. A mix of moderate to high humidity and temperatures is recommended to recreate their native Central American habitat.
Care Recommendations: Maintaining a moderate to high humidity level, coupled with moderate temperatures, forms the foundation of successful care for the Davus spp. Enthusiasts should ensure a well-ventilated enclosure with sufficient substrate for burrowing. While this species is known for its nervous disposition, creating a secure and quiet environment can help minimize stress.
Unique Characteristics: Renowned for its striking red and black coloration, the Davus spp. remains a sought-after species in the tarantula hobby. As a fast-growing dwarf tarantula, it promises a dynamic and engaging experience for intermediate-level enthusiasts looking to observe the intriguing transformations from the early developmental stages to adulthood.
Cautionary Note: Due to their nervous disposition, handling is not recommended, ensuring the well-being of both the tarantula and the keeper. Observing and appreciating their behaviors from a distance is the ideal approach for those fascinated by the captivating nature of the Tarantula.