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    Thread: Adult enclosure size

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      Adult enclosure size

      I cannot for the life of me remember what the rule of thumb is on enclosure size. Please remind me.

      Will this size work for my adults that are UNDER 5"? 14.5 inches long x 8.5 inches wide x 10 inches high I think so, but I have to be sure.

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      Ummmm.... was it 3-4 times the length of the spider, maybe? Been a LONG time since I learned it, yet I forgot exactly...

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      Hey FaaFaa, those dimensions will work with any adult T.
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      Quote Originally Posted by JumpSpidersInc View Post
      Ummmm.... was it 3-4 times the length of the spider, maybe? Been a LONG time since I learned it, yet I forgot exactly...
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      Hey FaaFaa, those dimensions will work with any adult T.
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      Perfect standard to go by!
      T. stirmi 0.3.18, T. apophysis 6.5" 0.1.0
      N. chromatus 0.1.0, N. coloratovillosus 0.2.0
      G. pulchripes 0.1.0, A. geniculata 0.2.0
      P. regalis 0.2.0, Chilobrachy sai yok 0.1.0, Gorgyrella sp. black Africa 0.1.0
      L. parahybana 0.1.0, L. striatipes 0.2.0, L. klugi 0.1.0, Pamphobeteus sp. Santo Domingo 0.1.0
      Acanthogonatus pi ss ii 0.2.0, Acanthogonatus francki 0.2.0, 1-Linothele fallax 0.1.0, A. vilches 0.1.0, Diplura sp. Sanguinea 1/2"

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      OK. I'm wrestling with myself over adult enclosures. I have a few Ts that should be under 5" as adults.

      C. fasciatum 4.5"
      Hapolopus sp. Pumpkin Patch 4"
      K. brunnipes 3+" (what is that anyway??? 3+ ugh)

      Anyway will these dimensions work for them? 11.75" L X 7.75" W X 8" H In my head I keep thinking yes. Especially because these species will more than likely burrow anyway. It doesn't help that I tend to over think EVERYTHING!
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