Specialising in captive bred Arachnids from around the world since 1986

News updates - September 8th, 2023:

The Vancouver Reptile Expo tomorrow and we are super excited! We will be having a number of specials as well as a couple of surprise animals not listed on the website for those of you with a keen eye for exclusives! We will be very busy iover the coming days, so if anyone needs to reach us, please call or text and be prepared for delays in our usual turnaround time. See you all this weekend! Please be advised that the expo has moved to South Delta Recreation Centre (address below). Nicaragua has arrived, though the long wait has resulted in a high demand for many of the new arrivals and some are nearly sold out already! All lists are currently up to date, but Guyana will be coming in very soon, and 2 more shipments later this month. We are also working on another spider shipment, so keep your eyes peeled for more updates! Iguanas (Green, Blue, Red, Lime Zero and Orange Zero) have already been ordered and will also arrive soon, but are very limited in quantity and we are now accepting deposits for reservations. We have updated the sneak peek page as well for those interested in getting an idea of what is coming in! We also have plenty of Peyote Cacti (Lophophora williamsii) for both pickup and shipping customers and we are already accepting deposits for holds for anyone wishing to pick one up at the expo!

The Tarantulas and Other Spiders list has been updated to reflect the Nicaragua shipment and a small collection purchase! Stay tuned for more updates as Guyana and another big spider order are due to arrive soon =->

New scorpions are on the way! Hopefully by the end of August we will have plenty of Celebes Dwarf (Chaerilus celebensis) and Asian Forest (Heterometrus spp.) Scorpions, but for those of you paying attention, we have a small number of Asian Forests available right now!

The Isopod list has also seen a few minor updates as a few have since sold out, but we still have Cubaris sp. "Jupiter, "Panda King" and "Salmon" as well as a range of Armadillidiums. Quantities are limited on many of these, so get yours now while supplies last!

The Yellow Headed Dwarf Geckoes (Gonatodes albogularis fuscus) sold out right away as well as the Strawberry Dart Frogs (Oophaga pumilio), but the CA Banded Geckoes (Coleonyx mitratus) are thriving and already feeding directly from tongs! Super gentle and friendly, the Mexican Burrowing Pythons (Loxocemus bicolor) are thriving and feeding directly from fingers - these are not shy animals at all! For tortoises, we have several hatchling Red Foot Tortoises (Chelonoidis carbonaria) available as well as a breeding pair of Greek Tortoises (Testudo graeca) for those looking for breeding projects and for amphibians, we have nine morphs of Argentine Pacman frogs (Ceratophrys cranwelli), a few Dart Frogs and Northern Glass Frogs (Hyalinobatrachium fleischmanni)! These beautiful and stunning little frogs are bright green with yellow speckles and transparent bodies and limbs! These are absolutely incredible and we suspect they will sell out very quickly!

New to the Miscellaneous Goods section are new spiderling enclosures! These are available in 2 sizes (3"x3"x1.5" and 4.5"x4.5"x3") and come complete with substrate! We are also clearing out some critter keepers and will be offering these at discount pricing for pickup and air cargo customers. Though we can also ship these by mail, please be advised that the larger volume will affect shipping rates. Also new are reusable shopping totes at 3$ each or 2/5$. Measuring 13"x13", these polypropylene bags are over 4" deep (ideal for carrying deli cups at expos!) and strong enough for small grocery runs! We have also updated and streamlined the rodent pricing. We will be continuing to stock pinkie, fuzzy, pup, weanling, small, medium, XL, XL+, Jumbo and Jumbo+ rats as well as all sizes of mice. All other sizes will be available for pre-order only. ASFs will also only be available for pre-order. Prices are now available for prepackaged lots as well and larger orders will be eligible for further discounts - please inquire when ordering.

Having trouble finding a particular species? Try using your browser's find feature (F3, Control-F or Apple-F) and searching for the species name alone (for example, F3, followed by "verdezi").

Give the gift of spiders anytime! We offer gift cards! These can be purchased online with your credit card and gifted via email, printed out and mailed to your Arachnid-loving friends and relatives or even retained for your own use!.

We are always on the lookout for more Chelonian species! If you are a turtle or tortoise breeder, please contact us!

Want to get sneak peeks, special offers and who knows what else? Join our mailing list by emailing us with "mealworm" as the subject! I do apologise for the latency of this mailing list, but it is one of the last tasks to get done and the care of the animals (and our customers!) always comes first!! The bright side? The longer it takes to get the mailer out, the more likely a surprise special will be in it ;)

Upcoming Expos:

September 9th (10-5) & 10th (10-5), 2023
Vancouver Reptile Expo
South Delta Recreation Centre, (1720 56 Street, Delta, BC V4L 2B1)
Currently accepting orders for pickups and seeking volunteers at the tables!

More updates always underway!

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This page last edited September 8th, 2023.