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The ultimate guide to buying & keeping pet jumping spiders.

Everything you'll need, and why.

1. Choosing a species and locality.

Jumping spiders are notoriously simple pets to keep. There are so many different species to choose from, but we recommend you get started with the following.

Regal Jumping Spider

Phidippus regius
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Bold Jumping Spider

Phidippus Audax

Gothic Jumping Spider

Phidippus octopunctatus

Jumping spider "localities"

Certain jumping spiders, notably the regal jumping spider, can have unique colours and markings based on which area of their native country they come from. These are called ‘locales’. Jumping spider locales are identical in care to their standard form. Here’s a look at some Phidippus regius localities:

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'White Bahamas' locale

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Phidippus regius soroa jumping spider

'Soroa' locale

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'Everglades'' locale

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'Isla' locale

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2. Housing your pet jumping spider.

When looking for a home for your spider, 

These small little arachnids won’t need a lot of space. Here are our suggestions for jumping spider enclosures. 

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