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Yet another Heterometrus ID

Discussion in 'Scorpions' started by Sinodendron, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. Sinodendron

    Sinodendron Arachnopeon

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    Hi guys, picked up my first scorpion last week, and of course it was under the vague "Asian Forest Scorpion" moniker. I know these threads are a dime a dozen, so sorry in advance. I'm thinking H. petersii, but would like a second opinion, since I'm new to this. I know he's male, but that's about it.
    Thanks!
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  2. ArachnoDrew

    ArachnoDrew Arachnoangel Active Member

    Looks a lot like petersii.... @Colin clary is the local page expert in these iDs
     
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  3. drapion

    drapion Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Way to dry. Add some water to that substrate. Tropical specie needs high humidity
     
  4. Sinodendron

    Sinodendron Arachnopeon

    Thanks! Already remedied it, but figured someone would call me out on it, haha. The top 1/16th of an inch of substrate was drying out super quick and everything under that was damp, so I covered most of the lid up. It's better now, I swear!