Scientific Name: Nhandu Tripepii
Common Name: Brazilian Giant Blonde
Category: New World
Endemic Location: Brazil/Paraguay
Diagonal Leg Span (DLS): 6.5″ to 8”
Urticating Hairs: Yes
Growth Rate: Fast
Life Expectancy: Females 13-15 years / Males 3-4 years
Recommended Experience Level: Beginner
Also known as the Brazilian Giant Blonde, the Nhandu Tripepii a fantastic new world Tarantula. These are a terrestrial species and make a great display Tarantula due to their vibrant colouration and robust appearance.
They can be defensive for a new world tarantula and will readily kick urticating hairs if it feels threatened.
Despite this, the Nhandu Tripepii is a good Tarantula for a new keeper. They’re hardy, good feeders and tendency to be out on display to be admired.