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 H.spinifer care sheet..pls

hi there fellow hobbyist..

im new in handling scorpions..

is there someone who can give me some advice and a caresheet if ever of h spinifer?

this spinifer that i bought lately was in its 4th instar..but i dont really know how to handle it..

so im really in a situation now that i dont really know what to do..

so pls.. is there anyone out there have some care sheet of h.spinifer?



01/07/07  08:38am

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Dmetz
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  Message To: Rostom   In reference to Message Id: 1123124


 H.spinifer care sheet..pls

If you’re familiar with P. imperator (emperor scorpion) care, H. spinifer is the same. If you’re not familiar with it then here’s a basic run down for you on how they can be housed and kept.

They are tropical/rain forest burrowing scorpions. They like their heat and humidity.
I keep my adult spinifer in a large kritter keeper with about 5 inches of moist (not soggy) peat moss, a large, flat rock sunk into the substrate, a large hide and a large peanut butter lid for a water dish.

I keep the temperature about 75-80 F and humidity around 80%. I don’t worry if the temps and humidity fluctuate, as long as the water dish is always full.

I generally mist the container once every week or two just so the substrate doesn’t completely dry out.

This is an easy scorpion to care for as long as they don’t get dehydrated. Feed it live prey that is about one third its body size.



01/07/07  05:34pm

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Rostom
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  Message To: Dmetz   In reference to Message Id: 1123724


 H.spinifer care sheet..pls

thanks dmetz

i appreciate your reply..



01/08/07  07:44pm

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Dmetz
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  Message To: Rostom   In reference to Message Id: 1125397


 H.spinifer care sheet..pls

You’re very welcome.

Just so you know, these guys tend to be more....erm...lively...than P. imperator so watch your fingers, they’ll come charging to pinch and won’t hesitate to offer up a good ole’ fashioned threat display.



01/08/07  09:01pm

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Rostom
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  Message To: Dmetz   In reference to Message Id: 1125493


 H.spinifer care sheet..pls

yah..they were so aggressive..

and they eat like a frenzy..

once again thanks for your advice



01/09/07  09:31am

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Rostom
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  Message To: Rostom   In reference to Message Id: 1126047


 H.spinifer care sheet..pls

here is some pics of my h.spinifer











hope you will like it..



01/20/07  08:22pm

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Dmetz
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  Message To: Rostom   In reference to Message Id: 1141018


 H.spinifer care sheet..pls

Very nice.
Are those the shipping containers they came in? If not, if those are to be their new home containers, they are too small and too shallow.
H. spinifer like to burrow, so you’ll need something that is at least twice their length in depth so you can provide enough substrate for them to burrow in and/or a large, dark hide for them to sit in. Also, the containers should be at least twice that length and width, if not three times.



01/21/07  07:12am

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Rostom
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  Message To: Dmetz   In reference to Message Id: 1141558


 H.spinifer care sheet..pls

yes they were only shipping container..

i am only excited and over joyed so i captured it as fast as i can,,

thanks for your advice..



01/22/07  09:16am


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