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Hadn't osted this here, but look at the emp. size difference

Discussion in 'Scorpions' started by Aztek, Jun 27, 2008.

  1. Aztek

    Aztek Arachnoprince


    Both adults
  2. bjaeger

    bjaeger Arachnobaron

    Wow that's a noticeable difference! Are they both the same sex?
  3. talljosh003

    talljosh003 Arachnodemon

    i had a ratio of size like that and the smaller one became a homocide victim
  4. enjoier14

    enjoier14 Arachnoknight

    That's a pretty big difference...:?
  5. talljosh003

    talljosh003 Arachnodemon

    male and female? :?
  6. monty_

    monty_ Arachnopeon

    there is a "savanna form" and a "forest form" I think it's a pretty big different in size betweene them.
  7. Aztek

    Aztek Arachnoprince

    Females they are.
    And yeah, I was thinking maybe it was a forest and savanah forms.
  8. talljosh003

    talljosh003 Arachnodemon

    which form is the larger of the two:?
  9. Aztek

    Aztek Arachnoprince

    Forest morph i bigger
  10. talljosh003

    talljosh003 Arachnodemon

    thats really interesting. i always just assumed the smaller ones were automatically males... gotta love learning knew things
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  12. bigtyler1025

    bigtyler1025 Arachnoknight

    that's very interesting! I wonder what mine will turn out to be? :)
  13. bigtyler1025

    bigtyler1025 Arachnoknight

    haha hope you spelled new wrong! Just letting you know buddy. :)
  14. Malcara

    Malcara Arachnoknight

    yeah i have 5 emps and theyre a mix of savannah and forest. i have 3 males and 2 females im hoping they breed.
  15. skinheaddave

    skinheaddave SkorpionSkin Arachnosupporter

    The vast majority of the specimens coming into the pet trade are the Savannah form. That being said, you are still going to find size variation, immature specimens and captive bred specimens which tend to the smaller size. Making presumptions about the geographical origin of a scorpion that came to this side of the ocean in a giant crate tends to be a bit on the presumptive side.

  16. talljosh003

    talljosh003 Arachnodemon

    why would u hope i spell it wrong? or did mr. wanna correct somebody need to be corrected himself haha...
  17. bigtyler1025

    bigtyler1025 Arachnoknight

    haha you got me on that one! LOL
  18. Eclipse

    Eclipse Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Could this affect their breeding habits? I tried to keep a male and female together, but they keep fighting. There are plenty of hides, though the male looks like a savannah species and the female looks like a rainforest species. Not just because of their size, but their body texture.
  19. dragonsmom

    dragonsmom Arachnopeon

    I was gonna ask the same question about breeding and if I have one, would I need to make sure the female I get is the same "type"?
  20. talljosh003

    talljosh003 Arachnodemon

    now it all makes sense. this is why my gargantuan female ripped apart my smaller male
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