The Vietnam Blue Earthtiger Tarantula, scientifically known as Chilobrachys dyscolus, is a stunning and highly sought-after species of tarantula native to Vietnam. This fascinating arachnid belongs to the family Theraphosidae and is renowned among tarantula enthusiasts for its striking appearance and intriguing behavior. The Vietnam Blue Earthtiger Tarantula is notable for its dark chocolate coloured body and vibrant blue accents. The adult females display a deep metallic blue hue on their cephalothorax (head and thorax) and abdomen, while the males typically exhibit a darker blue or black color. This vibrant coloring, coupled with their robust size, averaging around 5 to 6 inches (12.7 to 15.2 cm) in leg span, makes them a visually captivating species. This species is known to be defensive and skittish. They prefer to retreat or hide when threatened but may resort to defensive posturing, raising their front legs and displaying their fangs as a warning. These tarantulas are primarily found in the forested regions of Vietnam, where they dwell in burrows or hide among leaf litter. Their lifestyle is predominantly terrestrial, but they can also climb when necessary. They are known to be opportunistic hunters, feeding on various invertebrates, such as in Chilobrachys dyscolus requires a suitable enclosure with ample floor space for burrowing, as well as a shelter or hide to mimic their natural habitat. They prefer a moist environment with a temperature range of 75 to 85°F (24 to 29°C). Their diet consists of live prey, such as crickets and roaches, which should be provided on a regular basis. Due to its beautiful colouration, the Vietnam Blue Earthtiger Tarantula has gained popularity among tarantula enthusiasts and collectors worldwide.