Mexican Rose Grey Tarantula
The Mexican Rose Grey Tarantula (Aphonopelma caniceps) is a species of tarantula native to Mexico. It is a large, docile species that is popular among tarantula enthusiasts. The Mexican Rose Grey Tarantula is a terrestrial species, meaning it lives in burrows in the ground.
The Mexican Rose Grey Tarantula is a large species, with a leg span of up to 8 inches (20 cm). It has a dark grey body with a pinkish-red hue on its legs and abdomen. The Mexican Rose Grey Tarantula has long, thin legs and a large, bulbous abdomen. Its eyes are black and its fangs are yellow.
The Mexican Rose Grey Tarantula is native to Mexico, where it is found in the states of Sonora, Chihuahua, and Sinaloa. It prefers dry, arid habitats, such as deserts and scrublands. It is a terrestrial species, meaning it lives in burrows in the ground.
The Mexican Rose Grey Tarantula is a docile species, and is not known to be aggressive. It is a nocturnal species, meaning it is active at night and hides during the day. It is a solitary species, meaning it does not live in colonies or groups.
The Mexican Rose Grey Tarantula is an opportunistic feeder, meaning it will eat whatever food is available. Its diet consists of insects, such as crickets, cockroaches, and moths. It will also eat small mammals, such as mice and lizards.
Care in Captivity
The Mexican Rose Grey Tarantula is a popular species among tarantula enthusiasts. It is a hardy species that is easy to care for in captivity. It should be kept in an enclosure that is at least 10 gallons in size, with a substrate of peat moss or coconut fiber. The enclosure should be kept at a temperature of 75-85°F (24-29°C) and a humidity of 70-80%. The Mexican Rose Grey Tarantula should be fed a diet