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D@nijel
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PostSubject: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/19/2009, 9:16 am

This i s my second scorpion Bothriurus Coriaceus is little hard to keep but I'm trying.Bothriurus Coriaceus DSCF2741Medium
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/19/2009, 11:49 am

The claws look plump
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D@nijel
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/19/2009, 12:12 pm

What that means?That is ok or no?
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/19/2009, 12:23 pm

I think he was just observing. Smile

These South American guys have sure surged in popularity the last few months.

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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/19/2009, 1:14 pm

despite being brown it is a really snazzy looking scorpion Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/20/2009, 1:51 pm

Looks very cool. Looks a bit like a Scorpio maurus, but darker, imo (I dont mean it IS an S. maurus). Very pretty scorp...
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/20/2009, 2:29 pm

Yes its cool,my favorite scorp...When eat you must kill bug before put in terrarium.I don't know why.He don't want to eat a live bugs.
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/20/2009, 3:26 pm

he is probly not eating because he is still getting used to his encloser.
so just offer him food once a week untill he/she eats
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/20/2009, 5:49 pm

lol it looks like a cross between a c.keyserlingi and a diplocentrus spitzeri!
it has the bulky body of the keyserlingi but the colouring of the spitzeri.

I really like the south american species coming into the country at the moment, it's a shame that they carry quite a price tag with them because they are 'rare' in the UK trade

fantastic looking little fella Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/20/2009, 6:51 pm

if u dont mind me asking how can i get hold of rare scorps in the uk?
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/20/2009, 6:54 pm

depends on what you mean by "rare".

lee @ the spider shop has some rare bothriurids in at the moment, martin goss has some heterometrus species that aren't commonly seen. you could also ask someone who is going to Hamm to bring back something rare..
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/20/2009, 7:34 pm

Nice scorp. I've a gravid Bothriurus spp. Smile

They're tiny.
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/20/2009, 7:44 pm

scorpion111 wrote:
depends on what you mean by "rare".

lee @ the spider shop has some rare bothriurids in at the moment, martin goss has some heterometrus species that aren't commonly seen. you could also ask someone who is going to Hamm to bring back something rare..

virginia cheesman occasionally gets in some of the more rare stuff. however her spelling of the scientific names makes me giggle sometimes!
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/20/2009, 7:45 pm

I've been soooo tempted to buy stuff of her. her spider list is simply awesome. :O
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/20/2009, 7:49 pm

i wouldn't mind starting a colony of the wood scorps Smile she still has them in stock Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/20/2009, 8:35 pm

yeah I was looking at those. and the iomachus Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/20/2009, 9:01 pm

iomachus are pretty cool little scorps, like mini hadogenes.
i have my fingers crossed that my female is pregnant Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/21/2009, 2:04 pm

I read that this scorpions don't like temperature over 25C.Is that true?I have constant temperature 22-25C night and day.But what happens if temperature go over 25C some time?
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/21/2009, 2:22 pm

they will overheat and probably die!

Unfortunately I lost all my south american species because i couldn't keep them cool enough. we live in a middle flat so we get the heat from all the flats around us.
We were struggling to keep the room temp below 21 degree's on a night time. it's roasting in here during the day!

I think if i am to keep them again i will need to invest in a mini fan!
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/21/2009, 3:02 pm

I find it quite funny that they died of cold lol.

I know chilean species are more sensitive to humidity and temps, but damn thats harsh.
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/21/2009, 4:17 pm

For now i keep him good,but when came summer and 40C,that will be up.I must find some solution.


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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/21/2009, 4:33 pm

40C!!!!!! how do you survive????
put ice packs around the cage or something?
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/21/2009, 4:44 pm

I take him this winter,for now i don't have problems with temperature.But i must plain what i do on summer.
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/21/2009, 9:52 pm

Really nice scorpion...I look forward to learning about these little guys.

Where did you get yours Brandon...dealer...trader...I've never seen them offered here.
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PostSubject: Re: Bothriurus Coriaceus   Bothriurus Coriaceus Empty2/22/2009, 7:15 pm

I live in Serbia and here i get one.
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