The Gran Chaco is semi-arid scrubland covering vast expanses of poorly draining floodplain in northern Argentina, Paraguay, and Bolivia. Grammostola pulchripes comes from this dry landscape. Presently, G. pulchripes is the only hobby Grammostola species sustained in the hobby by captive-breeding, either in the US or overseas. Widespread popularity may be due to attractiveness, reasonably large size, and fairly calm disposition. Keeping requirements are unremarkable. The species is hardy and tolerates room conditions in most US homes. It is often recommended as a starter species for those new to the hobby,
The spiderlings offered here were bred in Germany. They are well-established, eating 1/4″ crickets.
The above photo shows an adult female.