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Theraphosa stirmi (Burgundy goliath birdeater tarantula)

RM 600.00
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Size Range

Sling (~2cm)
Juvenile (2cm~9cm)
Sub-adult (9cm~18cm)
Adult (18cm~)



Theraphosa stirmi is a species of tarantula belonging to the family Theraphosidae. It is also known as the burgundy goliath bird eater. This species can be found in Guyana and Brazil, in tropical South America.

The carapace can reach a length of 40 mm (1.6 in) and a width of 37 mm (1.5 in). The longest leg (the fourth) in a male had a total length of 110 mm (4.3 in). Coloration of these heavy-bodied spiders varies from rusty brown or rich burgundy-brown to dark brown, with reddish setae on legs and abdomen and white lines on the legs. Adult males lack mating spurs or tibial apophyses. Spiderlings and juveniles have pink tarsi on the front two pairs of legs.

These tarantulas hide themselves in long tubes that they dig under the surface or use abandoned rodent burrows. It is a crepuscular and nocturnal species and it is quite defensive. When threatened this species will stridulate (hiss) to warn predators, it may also rear up and expose its fangs. Another self-defence mechanism of this spider is to use its back legs to flick urticating hairs from its abdomen. These hairs are microbarbed and can cause irritation of the skin and when inhaled irritate the nose and throat. As last resort it will strike with its fangs. In captivity it feeds on any suitable sized invertebrates such as large grasshoppers, cockroaches and crickets. 


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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