Specialising in captive bred Arachnids from around the world since 1986

News updates - November 12th, 2015:

Booth 192 confirmed for Toronto's Christmas Expo at Downsview Park. Anyone wishing to preorder for this expo, please let me know ahead! Group shipments for Toronto and Hamilton are planned for the week following (November 22-29), only 10$ per Toronto order or 20$ per Hamilton order! Delivery in the GTA may also be arranged for an extra fee :)

It has been a very exciting month for spiders and we are very excited to announce another Arachnophiliacs first only a few weeks after the last one!! Chilobrachys sp. "Electric Blue"!!! A brand new species from Thailand with purple knees and electric blue legs, this species has not been offered in Canada or the USA to the best of my knowledge. Just moulting now into second instar at ½" and ready to go! The Indian Psychedelics (Thrigmopoeus psychedelicus) have nearly sold out and we also have another exciting new species from Bolivia (Cyclosternum sp. "Cundinamarca") with a bright orange belly and several new funnel web species!

The Michoacan Orange Beauties (Brachypelma baumgarteni) are also ready to go and selling crazy fast! This is only the second time these have been bred in Canada and one of the few eggsacs produced worldwide! Burgundy Goliath Birdeaters (Theraphosa stirmi) and South African Blue Collared Baboons (Harpactira pulchripes) are ready to go and well started at 1½" and 1" in size respectively! For the true spider lovers, the spiders we mentioned in the last update (Malaysian Orange Huntsman Spiders (Heteropoda davidbowie) and Malaysian Brown Hunstsman Spiders (Heteropoda sp?) are temporarily out of stock, but Six Eyed Sand Spiders (Sicarius terrosus), Western Black Widows (Latrodectus hesperus), Cross Spiders (Araneus diadematus) and False Widows (Steatoda grossa)) are all here and all are captive bred! :D Also available are sexed Gooty Sapphire Ornamentals (Poecilotheria metallica) with more spiderlings on the way and lots of Dwarf species (Cyriocosmus, Cyclosternum, Hapalopus, and Heterothele spp.) too. Still plenty of Trapdoor spiders (Ctenizidae) and Silver Tunnel Web Spiders (Cyphonisia sp.) left, but only one more female Mexican Blue Beauty (Bonnetina sp. "Guerrero") left, so get it while you can!!

Not many changes for our scorpion lovers, but we do have some more Red Clawed Emperors (Pandinus cavimanus) in stock and plenty of West African Ground Scorpions (Hottentotta hottentotta) left!

Mantids are sold out again, but we've got more Tanzanian Tailess Whipscorpion (Damon diadema) juveniles, more Cuban Giant Tailess Whipscorpions (Phrynus pinarensis) and plenty of CB Amazon Giant Centipedes (Scolopendra gigantea)!! These are from the only captive breeding that I am aware of in North America (possibly worldwide!) and are no pedelings.. They are currently measuring about 7" long and are 2 years old, so I can only imagine how big they will grow yet! New this month are Vietnam Yellow Legged Centipedes (Scolopendra mutilans "Yellow Legs - Vietnam") and Indonesian Cherry Red Centipedes (Scolopendra subspinipes "Cherry Red - Indonesia"). These are also CB and rarely offered! We have also released some of last year's Haitian Goliath Ruby Red Centipede babies (Scolopendra sp. Hispaniola) as well as a few babies from this year!! Take a look at this photo of an adult Ruby Red being handled by one of our volunteers on our Facebook page! Look around and you'll find a few more ;)

The Chelonians just keep selling out and we are finding ourselves on the hunt for more suppliers as well as adults so that we can produce our own! If you are a turtle or tortoise breeder or have adult Chelonians you'd like to part with, please contact us! Thankfully, we've seen lots of breeding going on this summer and are looking forward to producing Indian Stars (Geochelone elegans, African Spur Thighs (Geochelone sulcata) and Pancake Tortoises (Malacochersus tornieri) as well as Eastern Box Turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina) within the year!

Warning: Please be aware that a certain individual has decided to reserve the domain name "Arachnophiliacs.ca" in an effort to confuse our customers! Typing in this address will no longer take you to their website, but to Google instead, so it seems spreading the word has had some impact. Don't be fooled.. We are still very much in business!

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Upcoming Expos:
Unfortunately, there has been some trouble with fixing dates for the Ontario Reptile Expos, so be sure to check here frequently or call/email me to confirm! Unless stated otherwise, these are shows we are attending and have confirmed!


November 21st&22nd, 2015
Christmas Pet Expo
(Downsview Park, 40 Carl Hall Road, Toronto, Ontario, M3K 2B6)
Booth 192

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This page last edited November 12th, 2015