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Brachypelma smithi (Mexican giant redknee tarantula)

RM 120.00
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Size Range

Sling (~1.5cm)
Juvenile (1.5cm~6cm)
Sub-adult (6cm~13cm)
Adult (13cm~)



Brachypelma smithi is a species of spider in the family Theraphosidae native to Mexico. It has been confused with Brachypelma hamorii as  both have been called Mexican redknee tarantulas. Mexican redknee tarantulas are a popular choice as pets among tarantula keepers.

B. smithi is a terrestrial tarantula native to Pacific coast of the Mexican state of Guerrero. Brachypelma smithi is a large spider in which the female can reach up to 2-2.3 inches for body length and male can reach only up to 1.7 to 1.9 inch in body length. The legs and palps of this tarantula  are bluish black with three distinctly colored rings: dark reddish orange on the part of the patellae closest to the body with light yellowish pink further away, pale yellowish pink on the lower part of the tibiae, and pinkish white at the end of the metatarsi.

Adult males have a yellowish brown carapace the upper surface of the abdomen is black. Adult females vary more in carapace color and pattern.  


In Tarantula life cycle, there is only eggs, spider-ling and adult.

However for pricing convenience, this is a personal rule of thumb, obviously this varies on the species of tarantula.
1. Sling (1cm~2cm)
2. Juvenile (2cm~7cm)
3. Sub adult (7cm~10cm)
4. Adult (10cm~12cm+)

It varies on species as some adults may only reach a few centrimeters while others may get (20cm~25cm+)


  • Price above are website exclusive only. 
  • Size range are for referencing purpose only, size vary by environment, nutrition and gender. 
  • Dwarf / Tiny / Arboreal species are not entitled for LAG in sling and juvie stages.
  • Fragile species are not entitled for LAG in all stages. 
  • Female in all sizes are charged double of listed price, gender ID are based on best effort and Scorpo Hunter shall not be held liable for any different outcome upon sold out. 
  • All specimen availability is based on first come first-served, while stocks last basis.
  • #OOS: Out of Stock
  • #NFS: Not for Sale
  • #PRE: Pre-Order
  • Disclaimer: Photos are for identification and study purposes only. 
  • Scorpo Hunter reserves the right to change the pricing, terms & conditions without prior notice.


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