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  1. HenkHugo

    HenkHugo

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    Can anyone ID this guy?

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    Looks a lot like this one I found on one of my tanks a while ago...:)
     
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    African Rain spider =African Huntsman Spider = Part of the Sparassidae family

    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Family: Sparasidae[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Genus: Palystes[/FONT]





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    wandering lizard spider harmless
    also know as a rain spider
    they are attracted to elec and the warth the current makes, most bites occur when people turn on light switches in dark rooms and the spider is sitting on the switch absorbing the heat
     
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    i have 4 or 5 of them in the house - just going to leave them be then
     
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    brave soldier
     
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    ag its mostly double volume and they are at the top (4.3m up) and then there is one here in my office and one in the bedroom.....
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    u do know the avg person eats 8 spiders in his life time... i would love it not to be those
     
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    Itsn't that while he's sleeping?
     
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    yip, if u can sleep with spiderman in ur room
     
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    release them in some field close by, I get bitten by these buggers often & hands swell up badly.
     
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