Jewel spider (Austracantha minax)

(2 customer reviews)


Pretty little spiders with very mild venom! Makes a great classroom pet or an Addition to your garden!

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Austracantha minax is a species of Araneid orb-weaving spiders endemic to Australia. They grow to 10mm in body length and weave orb-webs in warmer areas of the continent.

Sold as: Adult or Sub-Adult females


Food:  flies are an ideal food source, or small crickets tossed into the web work as well.

Housing: You’ll need an enclosure, with a web frame for them to construct the orb-web. They can also be kept free-range, many plants are suitable, ensure they are not treated with pesticides however.


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2 reviews for Jewel spider (Austracantha minax)

  1. Stephanie Gray (verified owner)

  2. Crystal (verified owner)

    Repeat customer. Always happy with the customer service.

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