Scientific Name: Paraphysa scrofa
Ease of Care: Easy
Approximate Arrival Size: 1 to 2 inches
Approximate Full Size: 3 to 4 inches including legs
Native Region: Chile, Argentina
Temperament: Fairly Passive. Good Beginner Tarantula.
The Chilean Copper Tarantula is a beautiful specimen with a pink carapace and legs. It is an excellent spider for a beginner to start with, since it is a fairly passive and shy spider. They are known to have fairly long lifespans in captivity and usually live over 10 years.