Also known as a blue bird eater as they are linked to african bird eaters also known as “baboon” spiders. They belong to the subfamily of the Eumenophorinae.
They are one of the best communal tarantulas and the mother normally feed the slings up to 4th instar!
This species is very popular among hobbyists, because of their cuddly appearance, being blue and being communal.
Balfouri’s are burrowers but also web, they like their enclosure dry.
Being old world, they are not for beginners but these are on of the calmer baboons around.