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The Pet Express Tarantula Spider Starter Kit

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  • Delivery. 48 HOURS DESPATCH(if you order before 12:30pm)
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Our Tarantula starter kit offers both new and experienced owners the essential products to house their pet. Including a Faunarium along with seven other accessories to make the perfect home.

Starter Kit Includes:

1 x Exo Terra Faunarium Plastic Terrarium (538900): The Faunarium is the perfect home for small reptiles and insects. Made so that it is easy to disinfect and lean and has an easily removable top with a transparent plastic door. Size: 37cm x 22cm x 25cm

1 x Habistat Advanced Spider Substrate 10 litre (39233) - The ideal substrate for spiders and other insects that like to burrow. This Habistat spider substrate creates a moist environment as it has the ability to absorb water. It is 100% non toxic and the bag contains 10L

1 x Exo Terra Dial Thermometer Terrarium Temperature Monitor (14408) - Perfectly designed so that pet owners can use with ease, it allows you to monitor the temperature inside your reptile's terrarium. This Exo Terra Thermometer gives extremely accurate readings therefore will ensure you can keep your pet as comfortable as possible.

1 x Exo Terra Hygrometer (14408) - This Exo-Terra Hygrometer measures the humidity levels for reptile habitats and it easily mounts onto smooth surfaces so you can read with ease.

1 x Habistat 4w Heat Mat (6597) - This heat mat produces infrared heat and warms the furnishings of the habitat rather than the air. It mimics the way in which the sun heats anything it strikes but at a much lower temperature. They provide a gentle warmth so will not burn the animal.

1 x Komodo Small Bark Decoration (27397) -  A great addition to your reptile home, this small piece of bark will give your spider areas to crawl over and under.

1 x Exo Terra Reptile Terrarium Water Dish (15051) -  Designed with a natural rocky look so that it blends in with the reptiles surroundings, this water dish is made using easy to clean and hygienic materials. It is also made so that it can not be tipped over easily.

1 x Komodo Beastie Drink Safe water Gel 500ml (24781) - The Komodo safe water gel will provide a clean and safe supply of water to spiders, It delivers a safe and nourishing refreshment to your insects without the risk of drowning.


1 x Habistat Heat Mat Thermostat (2247) - Easy to use thermostat to keep the heat mat at the correct temperature at all times.

Free delivery on orders over £45

Spend over £45 and we'll deliver your order using a Next Day delivery service for free!*

All delivery charges will be automatically shown at the checkout. We're very sorry but this offer does not apply to UK highlands and Islands postcodes. 

Orders under £45

Order Weight Delivery Service Delivery Price
Under 2kg UK Mail Next Day £3.99
2kg - 30kg UK Mail Next Day £5.99
30kg+ UK Mail Next Day £0.32p per kg

*For orders over £45 where the total order weight is greater than 30kg, the delivery for the first 30kg will be free and then just 32p per kg thereafter.


How quickly will my order arrive?
Our aim is to dispatch all orders placed before 12:30pm on the same day. Orders placed after 12:30pm will be dispatched on the next working day. All orders are sent using a next working day delivery service. You should receive your item from 1 - 2 working days after ordering.

We will send you a notification email when your order has been dispatched.

While we always try our best to dispatch every order following the above guidelines, during extremely busy periods dispatch times may increase by up to one day. We will keep you updated on the status of your order via email.


Delivery notifications
We will email you when your order is dispatched by us and our courier will email you on the day of delivery with a 1-hour delivery slot.

If you provide a mobile number when you checkout, our courier will also send an SMS message on the day of delivery with a 1-hour delivery slot.

Order Tracking

You will receive an email to confirm we have received your order and that your payment has been accepted. You will also receive an email when your order has been dispatched.

In your dispatch confirmation email we will include any relevant tracking numbers, allowing you to track your parcel on the UK Mail website

If you provide a mobile number when you checkout, our courier will send an SMS message on the day of delivery with a 1-hour delivery slot.


Manage your delivery
We have teamed up with UK Mail to provide our customers with the best delivery service possible which is both fast and flexible.

If we miss you on the first delivery attempt, we will try again the next working day. Alternatively, you can visit and easily re-arrange your delivery to something which suits you better! You can choose from the following options:

  • Collect from depot
  • Leave in a safe place
  • Leave with a neighbour
  • Request a different delivery day


Free delivery for local postcodes
If you live within five miles of any of our shops listed below you can get FREE delivery on orders over £20. The delivery cost will automatically be removed as soon as you enter your shipping address during the checkout.

  • The Pet Express PLYMOUTH - Crownhill.
  • The Ark Pet Shop PLYMOUTH - Crownhill
  • The Ark Pet Superstore PLYMOUTH - Western Approach
  • The Ark Pet shop PLYMSTOCK.
  • The Ark Pet shop TORBAY - Paignton
  • The Ark Pet Shop EXETER - St Thomas Shopping Centre
  • The Ark Pet Superstore TORQUAY - Market Street.

Click here to see full addresses.


Click & Collect
Our best selling items can be ordered online and collected from any of our 8 stores in Devon for FREE. To use this service, simply checkout as normal and then select the "Click & Collect" delivery option and choose your store to collect from. Please wait until you receive an email from us to let you know your item is ready for collection, this may take up to 48hrs.

Please click here to find out more about delivery and returns.