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talrusan
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PostSubject: Making 'em mating   Making 'em mating Empty11/25/2008, 2:45 am

Hi all
as you konw i have a couple of A.crassicauda they live togather peacefuly in one tank
but no mating happen should i separate them for a while and but them again togather or leave 'em as they are ?
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Mr. Mordax
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PostSubject: Re: Making 'em mating   Making 'em mating Empty11/25/2008, 2:54 am

Sometimes separating for a while works.

Also, mating could have occurred and you missed it. Sometimes the female eats the spermatophore, so there's no evidence.

Are you absolutely positive that you have a male / female pair?

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talrusan
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PostSubject: Re: Making 'em mating   Making 'em mating Empty11/25/2008, 2:58 am

I think yes I found the differance in pectins Numbers and shape
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scorpion111
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PostSubject: Re: Making 'em mating   Making 'em mating Empty11/25/2008, 12:26 pm

probably yes then. or they are two seperate species. Razz
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Athlon2k2
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PostSubject: Re: Making 'em mating   Making 'em mating Empty11/25/2008, 5:31 pm

I would seperate them for a few weeks and put them back together. I've had a few scorpions, although already gravid, try to mate. If this doesn't work then I would try a cooling period.
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talrusan
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PostSubject: Re: Making 'em mating   Making 'em mating Empty11/26/2008, 2:20 am

what you mean by cooling period ?
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Mr. Mordax
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PostSubject: Re: Making 'em mating   Making 'em mating Empty11/26/2008, 2:30 am

Some species have better success reproducing when given some time at a cooler temperature than usual. This is more appropriate for Ts and temperate species of scorpion, so I don't know how much it would help a species from deserts as hot as those Androctonus comes from.

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PostSubject: Re: Making 'em mating   Making 'em mating Empty11/26/2008, 4:06 pm

I've heard of some people using cooling periods for species like A. australis. Like Mike said, I don't know how necessary this is because I have never bred any Andros.
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talrusan
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PostSubject: Re: Making 'em mating   Making 'em mating Empty11/27/2008, 2:07 am

I think the Andros need that to let's say ( a fake winter ) then when warm come again
this the ( fake spring ) so it's breeding time.
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