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Scorpions! If you got em, post em!!!

Atx13

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Nice looking scorps! I've only ever kept an Emperor, and it died 3 days after i brought it home from the pet shop, never got any others.
 

Atx13

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Flat rocks typically aggressive? any recommendations for a "First" scorpion, thats not an emperor.. :p
 

Nada

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No, not agressive at all. Thy're defensive, and hide constantly. But they're Huge and my personal favorite scorp.
As far as good 1st scorps excluding P.Imps. Burrowing (walbergi) Scorps are great , mild venom, good size, same with desert hairys.
Bark scorps are good too although much smaller.
 

Atx13

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No, not agressive at all. Thy're defensive, and hide constantly. But they're Huge and my personal favorite scorp.
As far as good 1st scorps excluding P.Imps. Burrowing (walbergi) Scorps are great , mild venom, good size, same with desert hairys.
Bark scorps are good too although much smaller.
i really like how this Paruroctonus silvestrii looks, but I can't find any info on them, minus a few sting reports... no real care info.
 

Nada

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they're cool scorps. I think they're comparable (looks wise) to a smaller H.Arizonensis.
I've never kept them, but they come from Ca, so we can figure out theire climate and keep accordingly.
 

Atx13

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I just don't wanna end up with something that can kill me, lol. I've always avoid Scorps for that reason...
My buddy got a Deathstalker scorp, that was sold to him as something less potent.. he knew what it was, but i'm not that good at identifying scorpions.. my biggest concern with 'em.
 

DalilahBlue

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Our native scorpions my part of Ga are Vaejovis carolinianus. Their pincers are relatively small, and have a very mild sting. I have actually rolled over on one in my sleep and was stung several times on my stomach and didn't wake up.
 

Nada

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Our native scorpions my part of Ga are Vaejovis carolinianus. Their pincers are relatively small, and have a very mild sting. I have actually rolled over on one in my sleep and was stung several times on my stomach and didn't wake up.
There are a couple scorps with small pincers and mild venom, but there are very few with large pincers and potent venom. The Asian Forest is the only one I can think of right now.
 

Atx13

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There are a couple scorps with small pincers and mild venom, but there are very few with large pincers and potent venom. The Asian Forest is the only one I can think of right now.
Asian forest? Could that be labeled as an Asian Bark? They have one at the pet store..
 

Nada

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Asian Forest scorps look like Emperors. Asian Barks are small and long. It could be mis-labled but they are different scorps.
AF - Heterometrus sp
AB- Lychas Mucronatus
 

TJB13

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Loves to burrow, intricate tunnels everywhere. Go to bed with packed sand and its all dug out and different in the morning.
 
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