What Do Jumping Spiders Eat? (Ultimate Feeding Guide)

What do jumping spiders eat

Jumping spiders are some of the most popular pet spiders, right behind tarantulas. These spiders are adorable, easy to care for, and very cheap to acquire — the perfect combination. Because of the fact that jumping spiders are very small and exotic, you may not be sure about what they eat or how you would … Read more

Stromatopelma calceatum 101: Care, Enclosure, Temperament & More

Feather Leg baboon tarantula

Stromatopelma calceatum, also known as the Feather Leg Baboon Tarantula, is one of the most defensive, dangerous, and fast-moving tarantulas out there today. If you’re a beginner keeper, turn away now. This tarantula species should only be kept by experienced keepers. Anything less could spell disaster. This care sheet will tell you everything that you … Read more

Brachypelma albiceps 101: Care, Enclosure, Temperament & More

Brachypelma albiceps

Brachypelma albiceps, or the Mexican Golden Red Rump Tarantula, is a tarantula species that’s known for its great appearance and easy-going temperament. Much like many other Brachypelma species, this particular tarantula is very popular in the pet trade and is beloved by beginner and experienced keepers alike. This care sheet will tell you everything that … Read more

Top 10 Most Venomous Tarantulas (You Can Own!)

Poecilotheria striata

With over 850 types of tarantulas, there are species of all shapes, sizes, and personalities. Some tarantulas are great for beginners, while others should be left to the experts. One way that tarantulas are classified is by the strength of their venom. All tarantulas have venom and use it to immobilize/kill their prey, but they … Read more

Phidippus regius 101: Care, Enclosure, Temperament & More

Phidippus regius

Phidippus regius, also known as the Regal Jumping Spider, is a very popular and well-received type of spider. In fact, it’s the most commonly-kept species of jumping spider! The popularity of this spider isn’t surprising in the least. Its adorable appearance combined with its easy care requirements and great temperament make it suitable for beginners … Read more

Grass Spider: Identification, Traits, & Pictures

Grass spider

No matter where you live, there are some spiders that almost everyone will come across at some point in their lives. If you live in the United States, Canada, or Mexico, the Grass Spider is likely one of those common sightings. This small and shy spider makes its home in a variety of different environments, … Read more

Chilean Recluse Spider: Identification, Traits, & Pictures

Chilean recluse spiders

The Chilean Recluse Spider, also known by its scientific name Loxosceles laeta is an extremely dangerous and somewhat common spider. While the entire recluse family of spiders is known to be dangerous, this particular species is among the most venomous. Not a spider to be messed with! Fortunately, the Chilean Recluse Spider has a few … Read more

Rabid Wolf Spider: Identification, Facts, & Pictures

Rabid wolf spider

The Rabid Wolf Spider, or Rabidosa rabida, possesses perhaps one of the most intimidating and frightening names a spider can have. Fortunately, it isn’t considered rabid because of its thirst for blood or ability to pass on rabies. It was given its name due to its ability to move incredibly fast and erratically if it … Read more

Woodlouse Spider: Identification, Facts, & Pictures

Woodlouse spider

The Woodlouse Spider, or Dysdera crocata, is a unique spider that gets its name from the staple food of its diet — woodlice. It has other names, too, that all play off of the food that it eats. These names include woodlouse hunter, pillbug hunter, sowbug hunter, sowbug killer, and slater spider. While this spider’s … Read more

Parson Spider: Identification, Facts, & Pictures

Parson Spider

The Parson Spider, or Herpyllus ecclesiasticus, is a common “nuisance” spider that commonly pops up in houses around North America. It’s a member of the Gnaphosidae family of spiders, commonly called ground spiders. This spider is small in size, non-threatening, and typically stays out of the way while going about its own business. At A … Read more