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Heterometrus Petersii.....BABIES!!!!

Discussion in 'Scorpions' started by hodged02, Oct 12, 2019 at 5:21 PM.

  1. hodged02

    hodged02 Arachnopeon

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    I picked (won on a raffle) up a new scorpion at the Northern Invert show UK this year, and it was marked as Heterometrus Petersii. So got a nice tank, setup for it with some deep substrate an a nice size hide and all was well. The scorpion (name Liquorice) settled in well....very well in fact......i've had lots of other exotic animals and inverts so had a look at sexing the scorpion....male....i thought......WRONG!

    2 days ago i come home from work and thought "he" had injured as had a mark on "his" back, but upon looking closer, it was a BABY, as i type at the end of the 2nd full day she's currently at 9 on her back and still going…..

    I have bred other animals before, currently breading hissing roaches, and bred bearded dragons for 7 years, but never a scorpion, so any advice of experienced breeders would be great
     

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    hodged02 Arachnopeon

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  3. NMWAPBT

    NMWAPBT Arachnosquire Active Member

    Try not to stress her out during the next few weeks or she may eat the babies. After a few weeks the babies will molt into 2i and then climb off moms back at which time you may separate them. Keep humidity and heat on point shell do the rest. Congrats!!
     
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  4. hodged02

    hodged02 Arachnopeon

    Thanks!
     
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    hodged02 Arachnopeon

    Quick update, she has had 10, Maybe 11 scorplings, an now is back to normal sitting in her hide, just sprayed opposite side of the tank while topping up water, an once lid was back on she popped out for a look then went back in.....
     
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    hodged02 Arachnopeon

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