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I just bought a Heteropoda venatoria to get me back into the hobby.. fascinating wee thing, so, so fast. Also surprisingly agressive, when i tried...
Leave it be, Sometimes they just like to be left well alone for a while, I had an adult female that only eat a handfull of times in my care and I...
so how are they doing?
As the others have pointed out, your scorpion is fine. They can be pretty random sometimes in thier behaviour, don't worry about it.
When scorpions are giving birth there is one very simple rule;
leave them ALONE. and leave them for a week or two afterwards as well. NEVER...
That's a very nice find. :)
Ehh, that was probably a big mistake if they are still 1st instar.
It's normal for the mother to eat a few scorplings. What instar are these...
Pectinal length can be decieving. It's not a fail-proof method, the best part to look at is the genital operculum in the middle.
either way, the...
Yeah, the first one is definetly a Het. species.
but the second one.. I think it's a pandinus sp.. but it looks different in the first two pics...
pretty cool. :) I have a few 5i in a communal setup, the bottom of the tank is just a crazy network of burrows, it's pretty nifty.
I think T's that are all sorta plain aren't very desirable, but I don't really mind what A T looks like as long as it's a good keep.
Nice addition. :) must be a rarity because of where you you live?
yeah, he should be fine. I've had scorplings lose legs before, they were all fine.
twice a day is alot... your scorpion may just be fasting. if you feed it that much, eventually it will stop eating for a while.
or mabye it's...
most Heterometrus and Pandinus species are hardy, and thrive in captivity. usually quite cheap too.
I think it might be C.gracillis or a Tityus sp. (I think there may be a few species in mexico, not sure though)
I've heard vasaline is a good treatment.
first is male I think, second is deff. female.
yeah, I've heard these things are crap.
I don't see how one of these could possibly work either. Once the venom is in the bloodstream, you ain't...
no, redclaws and emps can't mate.