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Scorpion poop

Discussion in 'Scorpions' started by Scorponok, Aug 29, 2004.

  1. Scorponok

    Scorponok Arachnopeon

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    I read that scorpion poop is supposed to be a dry white powder but my emps' droppings have more of a creamy texture, sort of like the inside of a marshmallow. Anyone else experience this?
     
  2. David_F

    David_F Arachnoprince Old Timer

    When it dries it will be powdery. Kinda like bird poop. Can't imagine it would be too comfortable passing chalk through your system...even for a scorpion. :D
     
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  3. carpe scorpio

    carpe scorpio Arachnoking Old Timer

    All of us have, it looks like blobs of WhiteOut. :?
     
  4. Deadly1

    Deadly1 Deadliest of Them All Old Timer

    Ive seen my Bicolors poop......they put their tail straihgt down.....and arch up on all their legs.....and yeah it kinda looks like cream , kinda funny actually to see them do it
     
  5. Fergrim

    Fergrim Arachnoangel Old Timer

    I've never seen my scorpions poop.. I'm missing out..
     
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  6. carpe scorpio

    carpe scorpio Arachnoking Old Timer

    Well, since we are on this subject.
     
  7. How would you like it carpe, if people were posting pictures of YOU when on the john. lol
     
  8. Fergrim

    Fergrim Arachnoangel Old Timer

  9. carpe scorpio

    carpe scorpio Arachnoking Old Timer

    Show your poop shots!!!. ;P
     
  10. Fergrim

    Fergrim Arachnoangel Old Timer

    I tried my best, but couldn't find my digicam!
     
  11. robbi

    robbi Arachnopeon

    So scorpion poop comes out before the telson but after the 5th segment of the tail? Just needed to clarify that.
     
  12. Widowman10

    Widowman10 Arachno WIDOW Old Timer

    right around here...

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    so pretty much yes.
     
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  13. Hannable

    Hannable Arachnopeon

    I just received a scorpion from my boyfriend. He found it in a shipment of roofing tiles from Columbia or Mexico (where all their company's roofing tiles come from). I am not sure what kind of Scorpion this is so if you guys know from the picture, input would be greatly appreciated as to what kind I now have as a new pet. More importantly, he has white substance on his front two claws and a couple wait spots around his back. I attached a picture so that you can see what I'm talking about. I read a lot of other post about possible fungus and to try to wipe it off with a wet Q-tip. I tried this and nothing came off, it seems to be firm and hardened on there. Any advice on what this is or what I should do?
    Thanks so much!
    Hannah
     

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  14. ArachnoDrew

    ArachnoDrew Arachnoprince Active Member

    Im about 90% sure That would be CENTRUROIDES GRACILIS the Florida bark scorpion. A simple enclosure set up would be an inch of cocofiber substrate. Vertical bark for it to climb on and 1 leaning bark for it to hide . Keep it moist and humid but not too wet

    That would be poop all over it. These a notorious for it because of there long tails curled up against them
     
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  15. RTTB

    RTTB Arachnoprince

    If it's from Mexico or Colombia I'm finding it confusing.
     
  16. ArachnoDrew

    ArachnoDrew Arachnoprince Active Member

    Maybe another centruroides?
     
  17. brandontmyers

    brandontmyers Arachnoangel Old Timer

    Definitely Centruroides but it would be nearly impossible to narrow it down without a definitive location. Could be from the C. gracilis complex but that also gets tricky.

    Also of note, appears to be an adult male.
     
  18. ArachnoDrew

    ArachnoDrew Arachnoprince Active Member

    100% male
     
  19. Hannable

    Hannable Arachnopeon

    Thank you so much!
     
  20. Hannable

    Hannable Arachnopeon

    Thank you!!
     
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