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leon
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PostSubject: dead or molting?   8/31/2009, 8:52 am

my scorpion is stiff,not moving and its tail is upright. is it dead or molting? how could i tell? please help.
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PostSubject: Re: dead or molting?   8/31/2009, 10:39 am

Wait 24 hrs
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PostSubject: Re: dead or molting?   8/31/2009, 10:48 am

If the tail is upright, as in above the ground, I don't know what's wrong. If the tail is sticking straight out, it's dead.

If it's stiff, my best guess is it's been dead long enough to dry out.

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PostSubject: Re: dead or molting?   8/31/2009, 5:08 pm

Venom = Wait 24 hrs

Mr. Mordax wrote:
If the tail is upright, as in above the ground, I don't know what's wrong. If the tail is sticking straight out, it's dead.

If it's stiff, my best guess is it's been dead long enough to dry out.

Nothing more to be said. lol
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