Both World Tarantulas
By Kat & Martin
Both World TarantulasDec 20, 2022
The End of The Tarantula Podcast Questionmark
Everything comes to an end. The year 2022 is almost over and we'll have a recap, let us talk about some New World tarantulas everyone should have an eye on and talk about future projects, including some behind the scene stories and new additions. It's been a journey.
Commercial trade in spiders & scorpions / Emergency Spider News in the media
In this episode, we discuss the latest scientific publication regarding the untangling of the worldwide commercial trade in spiders and scorpions. Have fun and enjoy our talk!
Top 5 Lost Tarantulas in the Hobby - SoloRideEP
Top 5 Tarantulas Lost in the hobby - forever? For some very likely, others still have a chance. Find out more with us on this short little bonus EP!
We will also discuss recent taxonomic changes. Listen to the episode as long as its out there! BonusEPs have the tendency to disappear after a while ;-)
New Year 2022 - Tarantulas & Misunderstandings
On Tarantula YouTubers & Semi-Arboreal Tarantulas
We are back! First Episode in 2021 and we have a lot to talk about, our longest episode yet. We talk firmly about the Tarantula YouTube hobby, how the Tarantula Hobby has changed in general, including some recent Tarantula News and talk about personal scorpion sting reports!
Tarantula Euthanization, The Urge To Collect & The Joy of Jumping Spiders
This episode is an emotional rollercoaster, talking about hard to swallow topics like how to euthanize tarantulas and when to do so; we head over to discuss the loss of tarantulas and the personal feelings behind it to then swap topics to a more joyful one - beloved jumping spiders and their interaction with the environment. The last part covers our urge to collect spiders and why it is the way it is - and how we can admire them in other ways, too, besides owning them. Have fun!
Illegal Tarantulas - Poaching, Wildcaught Tarantulas and Ethics
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.
Have you ever power fed your tarantula? Let us know through the Anchor app feature with a voice message and get incorporated in the next podcast episode if you choose so. Other than that, let us know your opinion on this topic via messages through Instagram or other social media platforms!
Tarantula Substrate & Best Feeder Talk
Communal Tarantulas - Social Tarantulas A Thing?!
Communal Tarantulas are very uncommon - just a few species out there give us keepers the chance to house tarantulas from the same species together, without them harming each other. Kat and Martin discuss the Ethical questions which goes behind such projects and discuss possible tarantula species who can be kept communal as well as sharing their own stories on success and failure keeping tarantulas communal. Stories from wild tarantulas and documented lifestyle of communal tarantulas add on top on this podcast episode to give you the best possible insight in this very first talk about communal tarantulas - more to come on this very topic for sure!
Top5 Baboon Tarantulas & Brachypelma Talk
Covering our Top 5 Baboon Tarantulas, talking about the beauty of Brachypelma genus and how to sex tarantulas under the microscope and what to look for. Including the sad news of the loss of Norman Platnick, a visionary in the world of Arachnology - may be he rest in peace.
The Quarantine Madness Slowly Begins
Discussing all things tarantula related on our second episode. Kat is introducing us to the fancy world of catching tarantulas in Animal Crossing while Martin talks about on how not to forget to water your tarantulas. Starting with tarantulas as a pet, where to get your information from including book recommendations and our Top3 of arboreal living tarantulas will be covered in this episode. Enjoy listening to it!