10x Monocentropus balfouri (0.5cm) – Socotra Island Blue Baboon


10 Unsexed Spiderlings approx Legspan. 0.5cm (L2-3)
Monocentropus balfouri known as the most communal tarantula in the hobby.
Baboon spider with short blue hair covering its body as well as long white hairs covering their femurs.

Availability: 3 in stock

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Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Monocentropus balfouri
Described By: Pocock, 1897
Researcher Profile: Reginald Innes Pocock
Genus: Monocentropus
Etymology: Named after the collector of the type specimen I.B Balfour
Common Name: Socotra Island Blue Baboon
Original Type Locality: Socotra Island off the coast of Yemen

Type: Terrestrial Opportunistic Burrower

Category: Old World

Body Length: 2.5” (7cm)

Diagonal Leg Span (DLS): 7” (18cm)

Urticating Hairs: No

Growth Rate: Slow

Life Expectancy : Females 12-14 years / Males 3-4 years

Recommended Experience Level: (1/beginner, 10/expert) 5

: 24 -28 °C

humidity : is between 65-75%


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