Advertisement I went to check on my C. gracilis communal and one of my females was out and looking rather... Maternal. If you look at the two males in this picture, they BOTH have a baby hanging out of their mouths. Animals. So I separated her to avoid more baby losses. Bummed out about the two I did lose, but that's just the nature of the game. So, now that she's away from them, I've got a couple questions. First of all, I've tried to feed my communal meal worms and wax worms and they weren't interested. But the males are eating so...is it the meal worms and wax worms they don't like? Or did they just eat the babies because they could? Should I buy crickets or roaches to feed the communal? And about the mama, what do I need to do now? Feed her, obviously, and keep an eye on her and the brood but is there anything special I need to do? About how long before the babies begin to leave her, and when should I separate them? As I understand it, scorplings can be more prone to cannibalism but maybe I'm wrong.