Adult females has a body of about 10 cm / 4 "
long with a leg span of 15 - 18 cm / 6 - 7 ".
Females weigh approximately 15 - 16 g. As with
most tarantulas they do contain venom.
Hatchlings measures about 1.2 cm / ½"
In captivity they take five to seven years to
reach sexual maturity. Males can be as old as nine
years and it is not uncommon to get females
living for 25 to 30 years!