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Interspecies keeping?

Discussion in 'Scorpions' started by scorpionmom, Jan 17, 2011.

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    Are any centruroides spp. able to stay in a cage with other centruroides spp.?
    Example: C. sculpturatus and C. gracilis, C. sculp. and C. infamatus, etc.

    If not, what about O. dentatus and B. jacksoni/gigas?

    I really would like to know. Thanks for any advice.
  2. AzJohn

    AzJohn Arachnoking Old Timer

    You'd have to be very careful. C gracilis is so much bigger than C sculpturatus. You might end up losing the sculpt. If you are thinking about using O. dentatus, send them my way. They are kind of rare in the US and I allready have a few. I could use more for breeding purposes. I'd hook you up with some nice stuff. If I were going to do this I'd use species from the same geogrphic area that are from different genus, try to avoid hybirds(C sculpt.x C vitts would look a lot like some of the Centruroides morphs) Maybe C sculpt and some smaller Vaejovis. Avoid major size differences. In my example a added Hadrurus would eat everything else.
  3. Aztek

    Aztek Arachnoprince

    I've kept various Centruroides species together.

    Never any problems.

    Just make sure they have similar care requirements.
  4. H. laoticus

    H. laoticus Arachnoprince

    Which ones?
  5. Aztek

    Aztek Arachnoprince

    C.Gracilis/ C.Chiapanensis
    C.Sculpturatus / C. Infamatus
    C.vittatus / C. Sculputuratus
    C.Sculpturatus/ C.Elegans / C.Vittatus
    C.Nitidus/ C. vittatus

    Also P. Imperator and H. Spinifer

  6. Thanks!:)That is going to help alot!
  7. AzJohn

    AzJohn Arachnoking Old Timer

    Do you have any nitidus. I could use a male
  8. Aztek

    Aztek Arachnoprince

    I only have a A.Mauritanicus left now.

    I only plan on getting an Australis and I'm done.:p
  9. AzJohn

    AzJohn Arachnoking Old Timer

    Good with that, I mean the getting done part.;)
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