Frequently asked questions
All jumping spiders produce venom, which they use to kill prey. This venom is not dangerous to humans. Jumping spiders rarely bite, if they do you may experience some mild pain and swelling.
6 months to 3 years depending on species and sex. Males usually don't live as long as females. The oldest recorded spider was a female bold jumping spider (Phidippus audax ) who lived 3 years.
The short answer is no, as jumping spiders are not social and will cannibalize each other. The long answer is that some people do it anyway. It's most appropriate for very young spiderlings, mated pairs (for VERY short periods, yes, the female will sometimes eat the male), or large colonies kept for research purposes where the keeper doesn't mind some losses.