Haplopelma lividum

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This is a specific care sheet for Cobalt Blues (Haplopelma lividum), for more in this genus see Category:Haplopelma.

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Cobalt Blue care sheet
Haplopelma lividum
Cobalt Blue Tarantula
Cobalt Blue Tarantula
Scientific classification

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Subphylum: Arachnomorpha

Class: Arachnida

Subclass: Micrura

Order: Araneae

Suborder: Opisthothelae

Family: Theraphosidae

Subfamily: Ornithoctoninae

Genus: Haplopelma

Species: H. lividum

Known as the Cobalt Blue Tarantula, or more realistically a pet hole, this species tends to spend much of its time underground in self built burrows

Tarantula Information (for a more detailed Tarantula care review see Tarantula Care Sheets
Information and Tarantula Care
Regions Found: Myanmar/Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia
Class: Terrestrial
Adult Size: 10-13cm
Temperament: Very defensive and shows signs of aggression
Urticating Hairs: No
Venom Potency: Strong Venom
Haplopelma lividum Housing Requirements
Tarantula Housing: Floor space is more important than height, a deep substrate should be provided for burrowing. A good retreat is required.
Temperature: 28-32°C (82.4-89.6°F)
Humidity: About 75%
Special Requirements: Not for new in the hobby.
Breeding Haplopelma lividum Tarantulas
Breeding Difficulty: Unknown
Egg sac size: Unknown
Danger to Male: Probable sexual cannibalism
Haplopelma lividum Diet
Livefood insects such as crickets, locust, butter worms, meal worms, superworms, houseflies and cockroaches.
Recommended Pet Supplies for Haplopelma lividum