EP6 – Control Your Tarantula – Power feeding discussed with Reptiliatus!

In todays episode it’s all about on how to control the growth and the speed of growth of your tarantula. A truly interesting topic our first guest Dayyan, also known as Reptiliatus brought to the table. Learn more about how tarantulas rely heavily on food and temperature to speed or slow down their metabolism and in the end, the growth rate. Three different opinions and experiences with power feeding tarantulas are shared and discussed.

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Scientific studies suggest that the variations in growth are still significant, even when the spiders are kept under the very same conditions and “power feeding” these tarantulas. In the study mentioned below, 500 specimens were kept at the same conditions and the maturity process still varied almost with one year difference – reaching adulthood between 4 and 5 years.