Megaphobema robustum (Colombian giant tarantula)




  • Megaphobema robustum, known as the Colombian giant tarantula or Colombian giant redleg, has a span of 6 to 8 inches. Found in the tropical rainforests of Colombia and Brazil near logs, it will eat crickets, other large insects, small lizards and various mice. It is known for its defensive behavior.
  • Its growth rate is pretty fast, and it’s considered one of the most beautiful spiders in the world. Quite popular among arachnid lovers, they call it the James Bond of the arachnid world. If that doesn’t count for a serious fellow, what does?

Geographical distribution: Colombia

Reproductive mode: Oviposition

Life Type: Ground Habitat

Feeding habits: Crickets, barley worms, Dubian cockroaches, etc.

Suitable temperature: 26-28 ℃

Suitable for humidity: more than 80%. At least 3 inches of soil is provided for him to dig.