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I know a guy, a spider hobbyist, who has a free-roaming pet Argiope just like the one in your pic. It built a web in the corner of his computer room and just never leaves the web. Aside from the occasional house fly that flies into the web, he tosses an occasional cricket here and there into the web. Pretty interesting stuff.

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The body of the spider was 2" -3" , it was set up on the edge of a small pool in a soybean field that had thousands of Bufo americanus tads in it and many adults around it. There were 2 smaller spiders in their own webs at other spots near this pool. It had a pretty good setup and I'm sure will have some of the toadlets when they morph out.

I like spiders in my frog room, they take care of the fruit fly escapees but this girl was too darn big!

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TonyT said:
Scare me :shock: MAn i hate spiders. I will hurt myself getting away from them. Especially when they look like that. LOL

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I know how you feel, i was walking through the swamp, nearly smacked my face into a huge banana spider several times, cant even see their web. They just seem to float there. Biggest spiders ive seen.
 

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Your kidding right?

Bry said:
I know a guy, a spider hobbyist, who has a free-roaming pet Argiope just like the one in your pic. It built a web in the corner of his computer room and just never leaves the web. Aside from the occasional house fly that flies into the web, he tosses an occasional cricket here and there into the web. Pretty interesting stuff.

Bry
 
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