1. Important Announcement - Upcoming Downtime - Software Upgrade

    Please see here for more details.
Hello there, why not take a few seconds to register on our forums and become part of the community? Just click here.

My other arachnids

Discussion in 'Other Spiders & Arachnids' started by basin79, May 19, 2017.

  1. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    Advertisement
    This little beautiful creature has arrived. Mastigoproctus giganteus. First time I've owned one of these magnificent arachnids. I would just like some second opinions.


    From the few pics I've seen I'm going with female but it would be great if someone with experience can take a look at the pic of the underside. [​IMG]


    These are just some quick pics with my camera.


    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 2, 2019
    • Like Like x 9
    • Love Love x 3
  2. I got one about a month ago and they are fantastic! Super underrated IMO. I'd probably say female too just based on what I skimmed through, but I don't know too much about sexing vinegaroons. Beautiful specimen, those pictures look great!
     
    • Like Like x 2
  3. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    I'm so glad I started watching those youtube videos. They where the final straw.

    So you're guessing female too. Well at least I won't be wrong on my own. What size is yours?

    I've even named her. Not that it means I love her more or my other inverts less because of it.

    Her name, Clubber Lang.
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Love Love x 1
  4. Mine is probably a little less than half an inch body length. Probably one of my favorite inverts I have, every night it loves to come out and roam its enclosure :D I would love to get one of the asian species too, but they are super rare and get smaller. Just love amblypigids in general, such interesting creatures ;)
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  5. schmiggle

    schmiggle Arachnoprince Active Member

    Both these and amblypygi are lovely, but these are actually thelyphonida, whip scorpions.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  6. Thought they were in the same family, never knew. Still think I like thelyphonida over amblypigids ;)
     
  7. Aquarimax

    Aquarimax Arachnoangel

    Nice vinegaroon! I have a couple young CB specimens myself, they've only been active a short time after hibernation, and at least one of them recently molted. I love to watch them hunt!
     
  8. RTTB

    RTTB Arachnoprince

    They are an awesome creature.
     
  9. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    Can anyone else tell me if my assumption that Clubber Lang is female?
     
  10. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoemperor Active Member

     
    • Love Love x 2
    • Like Like x 1
  11. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoemperor Active Member

     
    • Like Like x 2
  12. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoemperor Active Member

     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Love Love x 1
  13. keks

    keks Arachnobaron

    I saw a vinegaroon on the expo, beside some scolopenders. I was thinking of you in this moment ^^.
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  14. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    I'm so glad I finally bought one. There absolutely fantastic.
     
  15. keks

    keks Arachnobaron

    It was exciting to see an animal live that I only know from your videos (the scolopenders too, but no idea what species they were). I considered for a minute to ask for the price of the vinegaroon, but I didn't. I had millipedes, and some spiders, that was enough. But it is on my virtual (maybi)list for the future ^^.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  16. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    What spiders did you buy?
     
  17. keks

    keks Arachnobaron

    My psycho Euathlus sp. red, three slings of Cyriocosmus elegans, and a couple Cyriocosmus chicoi. With the chicoi I made a bad mistake, he had an adult couple too and I took the subadult. Now I hope to realize when they are adult. I never see them -.-". I don't know this seller, so I don't know if I can trust him.
    My couple C. perezmilesi from which I had the offspring I bought from a wonderful seller, but he gave up selling tarantulas.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  18. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    Have you got a thread in the tarantula section?
     
  19. keks

    keks Arachnobaron

  20. Galapoheros

    Galapoheros ArachnoGod Old Timer

    I really like these too, I also think they are underrated, under the radar for some reason I can't figure out. It may be the idea that they spray, but they generally stop doing that soon even when you pick them up. I don't mind the smell of the spray either, vinegar. I've been trying to narrow my invert breeding to 5 or 6 species and the vinegaroon is one I'm keeping. I've been raising 20 babies and they have been through a few molts, easy, hardy and fun to watch imo.
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Agree Agree x 1
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.