Here I am once again, dealing with those pesky mites 🤬! Join me as I share tips and tricks to battle these tiny foes in my latest blog post.

Mites Again 🤬 !!!!!


Hey there, folks! It’s me, your friendly neighborhood exotics enthusiast. I recently dove into the intriguing world of tarantula keeping and encountered a series of unexpected events that left me scratching my head – and not just from spider hairs. So, grab a seat, buckle up, and let me walk you through the rollercoaster ride that is owning a pet tarantula plagued by mites.

My New Purple Tarantula, Avicularia Purpurea

I decided to expand my critter collection and welcomed a vibrant Avicularia purpurea into my humble abode. This colorful arachnid promised to be both an educational marvel and a source of entertainment.

  • Got a new Avicularia purpurea for the sheer joy of observing these magnificent creatures.
  • Introduced my purple beauty on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.

Unexpected Tragedy Strikes

Tragedy struck when my beloved Avicularia purpurea succumbed unexpectedly. Heartbroken and baffled by this turn of events, I began unraveling the mystery behind my tarantula’s demise.

  • Shockingly, my Avicularia purpurea met an untimely end, leaving me devastated.
  • Discovered mites infesting the tarantula’s enclosure post-mortem, prompting urgent action.

Dealing with the Dreaded Mites

Upon closer inspection, I uncovered the insidious presence of mites in my tarantula’s habitat. Determined to protect my remaining critters, I embarked on a mission to eradicate these unwanted guests.

  • Found mites infesting the enclosure, posing a threat to my other exotic pets.
  • Took swift measures to eliminate the mite infestation and safeguard my critters’ well-being.
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Learning from Past Experiences

Reflecting on past encounters, I reminisced about my interactions with other tarantula species, including the Avicularia Ecuador and Ceratogyrus varieties.

  • Shared my previous experiences with tarantulas like Avicularia Ecuador and Ceratogyrus.
  • Explored the nuances of caring for different tarantula species and the challenges they present.


In conclusion, navigating the intricate world of tarantula keeping isn’t always a walk in the park. Despite facing setbacks like mites infestations and unexpected losses, each experience serves as a valuable lesson in understanding and caring for these exotic creatures.


  1. How can I prevent mites from infesting my tarantula’s enclosure?
  2. What steps should I take if I suspect mites in my tarantula’s habitat?
  3. Are mites common in tarantula enclosures, and why?
  4. Can mites harm my other pets if left unchecked?
  5. Where can I seek professional guidance on handling mite infestations in exotic pets?