A basic care guide on keeping tarantulas

Scientific names to common names

the most common questions answered

Spiderling page created by Tracy Messenger

How to, determine gender,set a moult, post a tarantula &re-house

A basic breeding guide with text & photos




Welcome to The Tarantula Store web site, this site is managed by Phil & Tracy Messenger from Swindon U.K, I have been keeping tarantulas since 1998, and started this web site in August 2000. I hope you find these pages informative, please use the links on either side of this page to navigate the site, if you do not find the answer to your question, please use the forum. I would like to hear your comments about this site, so feel free to email me, or leave your message in the guest book.

Forum announcment

Due to time restraints and limited interest in the online side of the hobby I have resigned as webmaster of the tarantula store forum, Due to popular demand it will remain online and all Hosting, admin,  moderation duties and ownership will now be undertaken by Tomasz Drozdzal.

The Tarantula store forum



This web site is designed & managed by P.Messenger

My tarantula photos

photos of a moulting A.chalcodes

some photos that make good desktop wallpaper

Links to other tarantula websites

Paslode repair

Special thanks to Contributors to The Tarantula Store web site
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