Hailing from the arid regions of northern Chile, Argentina, and Bolivia, Chilean Rose tarantulas are renowned for their docile nature and large size. As adults, this species feature a brown rose-hued exoskeleton. Once fully grown, the Chilean Rose can reach a leg span of up to 5 inches, around 13 cm,. Its calm disposition makes it ideal for handling, though it’s advised to limit interactions to reduce stress and danger for the tarantula. In its adult form, it will enjoy a spacious enclosure with plenty of hiding spots. The Chilean Rose tarantula is often hailed as the perfect ‘starter’ tarantula for new enthusiasts, and for good reason. Its ease of care, and docile temperament make it a brilliant entry point for those new to keeping tarantulas. Unlike some other species that require specialised humidity or temperature conditions, these tarantulas are content in a room-temperature environment ranging from 65-75°F (18-24°C). Their substrate doesn’t need frequent misting, just a shallow water dish for hydration. The Chilean Rose is a terrestrial species.