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Any tiny forest scorpions in the hobby?

Discussion in 'Scorpions' started by CritterKeeper21, Apr 17, 2019.

  1. CritterKeeper21

    CritterKeeper21 Arachnosquire

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    I'm curious if there are any types of scorpions that like an environment similar to an asian forest scorpion, but are the size of centruroides sculpturatus. Bonus points if they can live in a colony.
     
  2. ArachnoDrew

    ArachnoDrew Arachnoprince Active Member

    Yessir. Opistocanthus Sp.

    this is Madagascarensis and i have a few available
     

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  3. CritterKeeper21

    CritterKeeper21 Arachnosquire

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    Wow, are they all built like bricks?
     
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  4. ArachnoDrew

    ArachnoDrew Arachnoprince Active Member

    They're smaller but very neat. Like mini tropical flat rock scorpions
     
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  5. sdsnybny

    sdsnybny Arachnogeek Arachnosupporter

    South American Forest scorpion Brotheas gervaisii they are a dwarf scorpion you dont see in the hobby much. I dont have pics of an adult that are mine these are juveniles in a 9oz condiment cup. Check this link post #3753 for adult male pic

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  6. Bob Lee

    Bob Lee Arachnoknight Active Member

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    liocheles australia?
     
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  7. khil

    khil Arachnoknight

    Uroctonus mordax, if you can get your hands on them. I have some, they can live communally if you feed them well.
     
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  8. JoshBC

    JoshBC Arachnosquire Active Member

    The colouration reminds me of Hottentotta Franzwerneri, the Algerian Yellow Leg. Very cool, wasn't aware of the species.
     
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  9. gromgrom

    gromgrom Arachnoprince

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    I wanna echo all the scorpions mentioned in this thread. All of them are fairly easy to care for. I own magacascarensis, gervasii, and australisae myself

    Big trick with them is keeping them from dryin out.
     
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  10. Got some good suggestions already. I want to add chaerilus sp. to the list.
     
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