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PostSubject: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/17/2008, 10:37 pm

Bought her at the pet store today. they told me it was a tri color but ive been told otherwise...


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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/17/2008, 11:28 pm

I'm not an expert on either species but that looks like an H. arizonesis that could be gravid or premolt.
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/17/2008, 11:31 pm

Definitely a H. arizonensis. Looks like it will molt soon, but i'll keep my fingers crossed. If it molts let us know how it went. Also change her to sand. They like damp sand on occasion but that kind of moisture will give her mycosis.
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/17/2008, 11:38 pm

How long would it take for her to obtain mycosis? I was thinking I could take her out tommorow...
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/17/2008, 11:42 pm

it would take a llittle while. Something that develops. I would just put her in a rubbermaid or kritter keeper until you can redo the container. H.a live in high humid burrows deep under the ground, so I don't think the humidiity will be that bad, but why take a chance.
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 12:08 am

Okay, well tommorow im going to buy sand so I only wasted $8.00
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 6:57 am

Athlon2k2 wrote:
it would take a llittle while. Something that develops. I would just put her in a rubbermaid or kritter keeper until you can redo the container. H.a live in high humid burrows deep under the ground, so I don't think the humidiity will be that bad, but why take a chance.

They might have burrows wich have humidity, but nothing like emp humdity.. and allso the scorps can control it them self by coming up and down in the burrow.. they such be keept dry but give them a bottlecap with water a couple of days a week
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 7:06 am

a tri colour what? burrowing scorpion like o.walberghi? If they did I will laugh my socks off because that will the the 3rd time if heard of a tri-colour being mis-ID'd
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 7:09 am

the pet store called it Tri color scorp because the Hadrurus arizonensis is yellow, black and have a white membrem i guess.. but that surely is a H.arizonensis
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 7:12 am

agree'd it looks like one. I hate the term 'tri-colour' they may as well stick a label on saying 'i havent got the foggiest idea!'

But there again it's ok if you know your stuff coz you may get something thats worth a lot more and the shop dont know it Smile
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 7:14 am

hehhe i found 10 pairs of a really rare T in a pet store and bought them all.. they was easily worth 300% of what i paied... Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 10:14 am

definetly an arizonensis. if you dont want it you can ship it to me! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 10:20 am

Lol i'm good imma keep her.
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 10:23 am

cool. theyre brill little scorps, and can be quite aggro! oh, and they are very active.
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 10:25 am

Just what I was lookin for Smile accept for the aggro part lol.
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 10:51 am

well the aggro part is good for feeding time. What a Face
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 10:53 am

Yeah, true
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 11:26 am

a h arizonesis is what you have there
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 11:45 am

What kind of sand do they need? I was thinking about going to home depot but would plain old sand or sand box sand be ok?
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 11:51 am

I have been told to have sand mixed with..something and I cant rememeber but to be wet and to dry out. then to introduce the scorpion.

I would take it out and into a paper towel like enclosure until you can get it sorted as you dont want to risk mycosis

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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 11:59 am

I use aquarium sand. I mix fine sand, courser sand and dirt with just enough water to get the mixture entirely damp. Then place it in the tank and allow it to dry. People always say to allow it to dry but I am usually too impatient. This mixture provides a for stability and isn't as hard as concrete. Here a couple pics.

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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 12:16 pm

Athlon2k2 wrote:
I use aquarium sand. I mix fine sand, courser sand and dirt with just enough water to get the mixture entirely damp. Then place it in the tank and allow it to dry. People always say to allow it to dry but I am usually too impatient. This mixture provides a for stability and isn't as hard as concrete. Here a couple pics.

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Just dirt u find outside?
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 2:59 pm

I mix my substrates with riverbed sand, once it has dried out, and with a blast of moisture once a day it seems to hold pretty well for anything that burrows
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PostSubject: Re: ID Tri color???   ID Tri color??? Empty7/18/2008, 3:26 pm

He said "aquarium sand" at the top of the post.

The stuff Connie was thinking of was Excavator sand, mixed 1:2 with regular sand (or 70%:30%, they're pretty close). Mine's burrows kept collapsing until I added the excavator. Now she just doesn't burrow. scratch

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So I should use excavator and sand mixed?
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