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-Rio Grande Gold Tarantula-

Aphonopelma mderatum


-A beautiful North American terrestrial from the Rio Grande river basin of West Texas and Northern Mexico. These stunning, but slow growing spiders are among the most visually attractive Theraphosidae in the United States.


-New world terrestrial. These spiders hail from dry semi-arid scrub and dry grassland habitats. They will make use of pre-existing burrows and burrow themselves given proper substrate depth. 


-Adult females measure approximately 4-5 inches upon maturity. 

Rio Grande Gold Tarantula

SKU: 21554345656
  • All sizes are approximations, as these are living creatures some variables will occur. Measurement for spiders is 'DLS' (diagonal leg span). This measurement method is determined when the animal is at rest from the front leg's natural extension to the rearmost legs natural resting position. 

  • All live orders are shipped via FedEx priority overnight. All animals are guaranteed to arrive alive and in good health. For residential or business deliveries you are required to receive the package at first delivery attempt. For orders held for pick-up at shipping centers, you are required to claim the package by end of day. Otherwise the Live arrival guarantee is voided.

    In the event of a DOA I request photographic documentation of such, and notification within an hour of receiving the package. A refund of the animals purchase price will be issued or a replacement specimen scheduled for shipping. No refund of shipping costs is available. 

    Orders will be shipped in insulated shipping containers and when appropriate, will be shipped with either heating or cooling packs. 

    If you wish to combine live orders and merchandise in a single package please contact us via email to work out details regarding your order and the safest method to accomplish such. 

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