A guide to feeding Australian tarantulas

‘I just bought a tarantula and it won’t eat! What do I do?’ ‘My spider hasn’t eaten for a week! I’m freaking out  – is  it ok?’ ‘How often should I feed my tarantula?’ These are some of the most common questions we hear at Minibeast Wildlife from new keepers…

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Breeding Australian tarantulas

It’s that time of year again at Minibeast Wildlife when we are pairing up many of our spiders, particularly our tarantulas. In the wild from late summer through to early winter males are roaming looking for mates. This is typically the time when we pair up our tarantulas to breed. …

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Minibeasts live online!

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, we have obviously had to suspend our physical incursion to schools in both Victoria and Queensland.  In response to this we have increased our online presence and have been presenting a number of different types of sessions for a wide range of audiences. We…

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Spiderchat with Saige

Minibeast Wildlife has recently started a new YouTube channel ‘Spiderchat with Saige’ hosted by our 10 year old budding arachnologist.  Saige has been around spiders her whole life, being part of the Minibeast Wildlife family.  As a two-year-old she spent four months in the jungle in Costa Rica while Minibeast Wildlife…

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