Are Black Widows TERRIBLE Pets?! *LIMITED* Binx Plushies! BITES?! Feeding? FULL BEGINNER Care Guide!

As I delved into the world of black widow spiders as potential pets, I found myself pondering, “Are black widows terrible pets?” In this limited edition post, I’ll be sharing my insights on Binx plushies, bites, feeding tips, and a thorough beginner’s care guide.


Hey there, fellow pet enthusiasts! Today, I want to dive into the intriguing world of keeping Black Widows as pets. Yes, you heard me right – these misunderstood creatures, often depicted as villains, can actually make fascinating additions to your household. As a passionate collector and creator of unique pet-themed items, I recently crafted a limited edition Binx Plushie, inspired by my very own Black Widow spider. Let’s debunk some myths, explore the joys of owning these arachnids, and delve into a beginner’s guide for caring for your eight-legged friend.

Are Black Widows TERRIBLE Pets?!

Ah, the million-dollar question – are Black Widows truly as dreadful as they are portrayed? Let me reassure you that these beautiful creatures are much more than their venomous reputation. Let’s break down some misconceptions and give these arachnids the credit they deserve.

Misconception Busting

  • Contrary to popular belief, Black Widows are not out to get you. They are shy creatures that prefer to retreat rather than attack.
  • While their venom is potent, Black Widows rarely bite unless provoked or threatened. Respect their space, and you’ll coexist harmoniously.

Beginner-Friendly Beauties

  • Black Widows, like mine, are surprisingly simple to care for, making them ideal for novice arachnid enthusiasts.
  • Their nocturnal nature adds an element of mystery to your pet collection, and they thrive in low-light environments.
  • Want a pet that sparks conversations? Black Widows are a fantastic choice, captivating guests with their striking appearance.

LIMITED Binx Plushies!

To celebrate the charm of Black Widows, I designed the adorable Binx Plushie. With its button eyes and a detachable gummy worm reminiscent of the spider’s prey, this limited edition plushie is a must-have for spider lovers. Hurry, as orders are flying off the shelves faster than a spider scurrying back to its web!

Get Yours Now!

  • This exclusive Binx Plushie is available for a limited time only.
  • Embrace the whimsical side of arachnids with this cuddly companion by your side.
  • Don’t miss out on the chance to own a piece of arachnid-inspired artistry.

BITES?! Feeding? Care Guide!

Now, let’s tackle the nitty-gritty of caring for your Black Widow companion. From feeding preferences to habitat requirements, here’s your comprehensive guide to becoming a responsible arachnid parent.

Feeding Time Fun

  • Black Widows have a hearty appetite for small insects like crickets and mealworms. Treat them to a feast fit for a predator!
  • Remember to remove uneaten prey to maintain a clean living environment for your eight-legged friend.
  • Providing a shallow water dish is essential to keep your Black Widow hydrated and healthy.

Habitat Harmony

  • Despite their fearsome reputation, Black Widows do not demand a large living space. A modest enclosure with hiding spots will keep them content.
  • Opt for vertical space in your setup, as Black Widows love to climb and create intricate webs high above the ground.
  • Ensure adequate ventilation in the enclosure to prevent moisture build-up, promoting a comfortable environment for your pet.


Caring for your Black Widow doesn’t have to be daunting. Follow these simple steps to provide optimal care for your new arachnid companion.

Setup Essentials

  • Choose a secure enclosure with spaces for hiding and web-building.
  • Use substrate like peat moss or vermiculite for a cozy flooring option.
  • Maintain a constant temperature range between 70-85°F for your Black Widow’s well-being.

Handling Tips

  • Minimize handling to reduce stress for your pet.
  • If handling is necessary, use gentle movements and avoid sudden disturbances.
  • Always wash your hands thoroughly after any interaction with your Black Widow.

Health Checkups

  • Monitor your Black Widow’s behavior regularly to spot any signs of illness or distress.
  • In case of an emergency, consult an exotic veterinarian familiar with arachnid care for professional assistance.
  • Remember, prevention is key – providing a suitable habitat and diet goes a long way in keeping your pet healthy.


In conclusion, Black Widows may have a spooky reputation, but with proper care and understanding, they can be delightful pets. Consider welcoming these fascinating creatures into your home, and who knows, you might find yourself enamored by their beauty and grace. And don’t forget to snag a limited edition Binx Plushie to show off your arachnid admiration in style!


  1. How dangerous are Black Widow bites to humans?
  2. Can I keep multiple Black Widows together in one enclosure?
  3. What special considerations are needed for breeding Black Widows?
  4. Are captive-bred Black Widows more docile than wild-caught specimens?
  5. What should I do if my Black Widow stops eating?