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sasword_ron
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PostSubject: Gravid or not?   1/20/2010, 12:05 pm

the seller said that this one is never mated before.. hmm???




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PostSubject: Re: Gravid or not?   1/20/2010, 1:02 pm

looks sub adult to me so could be coming up for a moult. you can tell from the colour of the telson if its red/brown its adult, yellow means its sub adult and white up to cream means its earlu instar
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PostSubject: Re: Gravid or not?   1/20/2010, 1:39 pm

Heterometrus something or rather?? scratch
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PostSubject: Re: Gravid or not?   1/20/2010, 3:03 pm

H. Spinifer is my best guess, or one of the red telsoned Heterometrus species Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Gravid or not?   1/21/2010, 4:28 am

I think it's in premolt.
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PostSubject: Re: Gravid or not?   1/22/2010, 2:19 am

H. laoticus wrote:
I think it's in premolt.

Good shout
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PostSubject: Re: Gravid or not?   1/22/2010, 8:43 am

yeah too small to be an adult
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PostSubject: Re: Gravid or not?   1/26/2010, 1:51 am

Shape looks premolt to me.

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