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My Current Scorps

Discussion in 'Scorpion Talk' started by Tomoran, Dec 4, 2016.

  1. Tomoran

    Tomoran Well-Known Member 3 Year Member

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    Still trying to get pictures of a few, but here are the ones who were nice enough to pose for me! :)

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    Tityus stigmurus
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    Heterometrus sp.
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    Parabuthus transvaalicus
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    Babycurus gigas
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    Centruroides gracilis
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    Rhopalurus junceus




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    MassExodus Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Awesome! Those gracilis mate like bunnies..lol. Plus the stigmurus will have several immaculate conceptions:)
    Baby scorps are fun, you're gonna have your hands full :D
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    Tomoran Well-Known Member 3 Year Member

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    Thanks, bud! Yup, I have 27 2i gracilis scorplings that I'm currently raising. Boy, THAT'S been fun. hahaha

    I can't wait for my stigmurus to pull some Virgin Mary action! Wait...that means MORE baby scorpions? Oh, no...

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    AlbatrossWarrior New Member

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    I love gracilis, I got 4 of them from a breeder that were all 2i, and it's been a few weeks and all of them have died.. :confused: I'm so confused how, I was told that they could be kept at about the same conditions as a B. jacksoni, which I also own and she's thriving, so I'm lost
    How do you guys keep yours?
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    Tomoran Well-Known Member 3 Year Member

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    I keep mine on slightly-moist substrate with cork bark and leaf litter for hides. For the scorplings, they are in small deli containers and pill bottles; my communal is in a large critter keeper, as is my adult female. I spray down the sides once a week or so to give them a drink (and the larger ones have a water dish). If I notice the substrate getting too dry, I'll pour some water down the edges and let it soak down to the bottom. Temps are around 75. I hope that helps!
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    MassExodus Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    My care is almost identical to this. @AlbatrossWarrior I've found that baby scorps have a much higher mortality rate then spiderlings. Don't know why. Any "humid" species requires a lot of attention. The dry species not so much, they seem much tougher.
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    AlbatrossWarrior New Member

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    That's pretty much exactly how I kept mine :/ I guess just infant mortality or something (The first one to die got stuck in his molt while he was being shipped to me, though)

    @MassExodus Yeah, maybe I just wasn't paying attention and they got a little too dry
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    Not necessarily..I'll never, ever buy 2i scorps again, I've had too many die that I was taking care of just fine. After 3i they have a better chance at surviving. I recommend a dry species, they're more like tarantulas. H troglodytes and especially paucidens are my favorite. Very cool scorps, low venom potency, big claws, usually rather docile. They do get a little pinchy but its nothing :) Apparently they're a bitch to breed though. Im going to try it.
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    AlbatrossWarrior New Member

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    I LOVE H. paucidens and troglodytes, was trying to look for one two years ago EVERYWHERE but couldn't find any. Then two months ago after I bought everything at Rexpo of course I saw a huge troglodytes sitting on a desk for sale. :mad:
    I definitely prefer my dry species like my tiny H. spinigerus, though he hasn't molted in the year I've had him and is still teeny
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