Looking for a new scorp..

Bob the thief

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I have a new container empty and I was looking for a dry conditon scorp , anyone know of a good one that perferably wont kill me..

*I already have a few blacktop desert hairys*

I was thinking scorpio maurus , but I hear they die easily
 

Wade

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Opistophthalmus species are good, as are Hadrogenes (flat rocks). Both of those are large, desert/scrubland species (with different requirements, one burrows while the other lives in crevices).

Wade
 

Baphomet

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I agree with Wade and his suggestion of:

Hadogenes - Flat Rock
Opistophthalmus - African Burrowing

I would also like to suggest:

Hadrurus - Giant Hairy
Scorpio maurus - Gold Scorpion
 

steve055

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You could also try a commual scorp if your looking for something new. Maybe C. Vittatus or C. Exilicauda (hotter than most of the other scops listed, but probabaly not life threating). I have kept C. Vittatus and it was my best display scorp. It was alway in the open. I kept them dry w/ a water dish misted lightly once every 1-2 weeks. Mine seems to love to climb alway staying at the top of some vertical strips of bark. C. Exilicauda would be kept in about the same setup.
 

Kugellager

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H.spadix and H.arizonensis are also excellent dry keeping scorpions that won't kill you.

John
];')
 

Bob the thief

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Originally posted by Kugellager
H.spadix and H.arizonensis are also excellent dry keeping scorpions that won't kill you.

John
];')
I already have a few ;P
I was thinkinf Scorpio maurus but I hear they are quite fragile enviorment wise?
 

Kugellager

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I have not kept one but I have heard the same thing about Scorpio maurus. Plus they are on the expensive side in the US$35-50 from what I have seen.

John
];')
 
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