my emp is not moving

yokkohmorata

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my emp is not eating for 1 week, last night i checked it and its not moving,..i thought its dead..but after a while..when i move his leg and blow inside its cup..it moves...what should i do?
 

Kaos

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Not unusual that scorpions don't move and they can go a long time without food. Is it adult? If not it might be a upcoming molt. How are you keeping it? Substrate, temperature?
 

yokkohmorata

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Not unusual that scorpions don't move and they can go a long time without food. Is it adult? If not it might be a upcoming molt. How are you keeping it? Substrate, temperature?
nope sir..my emp is 3 instars...i has improvement the last time i checked..do you think its going to molt?
 

Kaos

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May very well be a molt upcoming then, do you know when it molted last?
 

yokkohmorata

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maybe 4 months ago sir..is it going to molt?..i noticed that its stomach is full but it will not move unless you move something to its body..and his claws are close
 

Michiel

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we can't guess that if you don't post a picture......maybe it's sick, who knows.....
 

BAM1082

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Premolt.
Leave it alone.

Keep your humidity up. (Dont spray the scorpion directly)
 

afs rock

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yep molt don't forget to bump the humidity thats the main reason for scorp deaths
 
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