Specialising in captive bred Arachnids from around the world since 1986



News updates - November 26th, 2016:

Table booked and confirmed for Toronto's Downsview Reptile Expo! We will be located close to the entrance at Booth #172, next to ZooMed. Just a reminder that we are taking preorders for this expo and since we will only be bringing a very limited selection to this expo, please preorder. A 10% non-refundable deposit is all you need to reserve your order and guarantee we have it there for you when you arrive. Please note, customers may choose to pickup their order in Toronto any time after the expo, until December 25th and pickups in Hamilton may be arranged until December 18th for a small fee of 10$. Looking forward to seeing you all there!

We apologise for the delays in updating the site, but all pages have now been updated, including the Terms and Miscellaneous Goods! Watch for more updates on the Miscellaneous Goods page over the next while as we have a large selection of reptile and aquarium products currently available. From light bulbs to mesh tops, driftwood to dechlorinators, test kits to reptile foods, we've got it all!

There have been a number of changes to the spider list, mostly in the direction of being sold out, but there are some new additions to be sure and quite a few have grown substantially! We still have plenty of Mexican Red Knees (Brachypelma smithi), Mexican Red Legs (Brachypelma emilia), Venezuelan Green/Blue Bottlebrushes (Chromatopelma cyanopubescans) and Brazilian Blacks (Grammostola pulchra), but only very few Panamanian Giant Tiger Rumps (Theraphosinae sp. "Panama") and the new species, the Catemaco Rust Rump (Theraphosinae sp. "Catemaco") are left. We still have a few Bolivian Orange Bellieds (Cyclosternum sp. "Cundinamarca") and plenty of stunning funnel webs! Also available are sexed Gooty Sapphire Ornamentals (Poecilotheria metallica) and lots of Dwarf species (Cyriocosmus, Cyclosternum, Hapalopus, and Heterothele spp.) too, although many are running low. Still plenty of Trapdoor spiders (Ctenizidae) left, but only one more female Mexican Blue Beauty (Bonnetina papalutlensis), so get her while you can!!

The Scorpion List has also undergone an enormous update! Many species have run out or nearly so, but we are excited to announce that we have CB Cameroon Dictator Scorpions (Pandinus dictator) in stock! Prized for their rarity by collectors and rumoured by some to be larger than their Emperor cousins (we have seen insufficient numbers of adults to confirm or deny this), these have been almost never exported out of Cameroon and we have previously never seen babies at all. To best of our knowledge, this is the first time these have ever been offered in Canada and one of the first offerings worldwide! There are always folks demanding common names for all of these species, but many of these are quite rare and really don't have common names. We've had to invent a few, so keep this in mind if you are looking for info online, and search instead for the Latin names :) The special on West African Ground Scorpions is now over, but we will be offering group discounts on the following communal species: Asian Forest Scorpions (Heterometrus "spinifer"), Algerian Yellow Leg Scorpions (Hottetotta franzwerneri), Cameroon Dictator Scorpions (Pandinus dictator)Emperors (Pandinus imperator), Brazilian Bark Scorpions (Tityus stigmurus) and Olive Bark Scorpions (Uroplectes olivaceus) - while sufficient quantities last!. Take 5 for the price of 4 as our "Thank You" for being so patient with our website!

CB Tanzanian Tailess Whipscorpions (Damon diadema) are also back, and well started, but running out quickly. We are also excited to announce baby Dominican Giant Tailess Whipscorpions (Phrynus longipes). A large species, they have much paler markings on their backs than their Tanzanian cousins and have much heavier and spikier pedipalps as well as much longer whips. For now, we are offering these rarities at 35$ each, but quantities are somewhat limited! Centipedes have also started to run low and we are completely out of CB Amazon Giant Centipedes (Scolopendra gigantea), sorry!! We still have some 2014 Haitian Goliath Ruby Red Centipedes (Scolopendra sp. Hispaniola) as well as a couple of pedelings from last year. Take a look at this photo of one of our adults being handled by a volunteer on our Facebook page! Look around and you're sure to find a few more ;)

New reptiles and amphibians since the last update include more Boas (Boa constrictor imperator), new Western Hognoses (Heterodon nascicus), Central American Tricolor Hognoses (Lystrophis pulcher), Vietnam Mossy Frogs (Theloderma corticale), hatchling Elongated Tortoises (Indotestudo elongata, including one that is completely patternless!) and Golden Greek Tortoises (Testudo graeca).

We are still on the lookout for a male Cherry Head Tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonaria) and suppliers for just about any Chelonian species! If you are a turtle or tortoise breeder or have adult Chelonians you are considering parting with, please contact us! We've got some eggs of our own cooking and we hope to produce more of our own babies in the coming new year! :D

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 ;) Please be aware that we just sent out a new mailer, but Hotmail was having issues sending it. If you haven't received it today (November 21st), please check your spam folder, as we sent it through a Gmail address instead!

Upcoming Expos:
With the large number of Southern Ontario shows being so close together, we are not able to attend them all. Until this changes, we will likely only be attending the Spring (Easter), Summer and Fall (CRBE) shows. Unless stated otherwise, these are shows we are attending and have confirmed!

December 11th, 2016
Toronto Reptile and Exotic Pet Expo
(Downsview Park, 40 Carl Hall Road, Toronto, Ontario, M3K 2B6)
Booth #172
Preorders open, free pickups in Toronto until December 25th by arrangement only, 10$ pickups until December 18th for Hamilton, Ontario, also by arrangement only

More updates underway..


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This page last edited November 26th, 2016