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Florida Giant Huntsman

Florida Giant Huntsman

More akin to a large house spider than a tarantula, the giant huntsman does not so much run as teleport from place to place. Non aggressive, it nevertheless needs a secure home and very careful management.

We don’t sell our animals online. Speak to our care team or visit us in store to purchase your reptile. 

Our stock changes regularly so please contact us for the availability of this species. 

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  • Origin: North America
  • Temperament: Flighty
  • Housing: Large glass or plastic arboreal terrarium
  • Diet: Insectivorous

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Description

Despite originating from Florida, this species is now found worldwide in tropical areas having hitched a lift with humans in their travels. A leg span of 12cm makes this a very large spider indeed, even without the bulk of a tarantula.

Its speed should not be underestimated – this is one fast spider. It is otherwise unaggressive and straightforward to keep well.

Interested in this animal? Speak to our friendly care team or visit us in store.
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