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I GOT A EMPEROR SCORPION YESTERDAY AT A PET SHOP AND TODAY IT HAD BABIES ....WHAT SHOULD I DO.... PLS HELP I WANT THEM TO MAKE IT ....



01/22/07  12:09pm

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ANYBODY.........



01/22/07  02:42pm

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  Message To: Juicy619   In reference to Message Id: 1143232


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newborn scorpions do not need food until after their first molt because they live off of stored nutrients.

Do not remove them from their mother until after their first molt because they get regulated moisture gradient from their mother.

The mother may also kill or aggressively harrass other scorpions to protect her babies.

If I was you to be on the safe side Iíd put any other scorpions I had in a different cage until after the first molt.

After the first molt the youngins will look for food on their own , if scared they will retreat back to where momma is at.

mother emperor scorpions feed their young by killing up the good and crushing it into smaller pieces and feeding to the young. other species are known to do this also.

many tropical species need high humidity to feed, grow and molt without issue.

emperor scorpion babies thrive in moist enviroments where the humidity is near 100% and temps reaching 90 - 100 degrees.

Hairy scorpions and other burrowers the mothers are extremely cannabalistic so if they are stressed or if the conditions are not right she will eat her young.

if your babies make it through the first molt you need to seperate them asap because they are cannibalistic so they may try to eat each other.



01/22/07  03:40pm

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  Message To: BallPython2   In reference to Message Id: 1143303


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do not put large crickets in the tank.

my emporor had babys last year.
the next day i noticed 3 dissapered i thought she ate them so i wasnít worryed.
2 days later i went into my room and i saw two of the crickets eating a baby scorpion.



01/22/07  04:31pm

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  Message To: Esio_Cahamee   In reference to Message Id: 1143360


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ok so after the first molt i should take out the babies....and the mom is alone nobody else lives with her for right now .... can the babies live together???



01/22/07  05:11pm

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When the babies leave the motherís back you can rehouse them in their own container. Yes, you can put them all in one container as long as it is large enough to accomidate all of them, a water dish and a hiddes for all of them.



01/22/07  05:35pm

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  Message To: Dmetz   In reference to Message Id: 1143451


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ok thanks alot ...



01/22/07  05:53pm


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