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PostSubject: strange habit?   11/20/2011, 9:49 pm

I was feeding my female emp she seems very hungry lately, i was feeding her maybe 2 medium crickets a week but lately she's willing to eat about 5 a week, is this normal because i understand they only eat when hungry? could she be approaching a malt or gravid?

while eatting she also began soaking her self in her water dish is that strange?
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PostSubject: Re: strange habit?   11/20/2011, 10:45 pm

In case you are worried..

You can never overfeed a scorpion as they only feed when they are hungry.
2 medium crickets or 1 adult cricket per week is what some keepers do to regulate a healthy feeding habit (for sub-adults- adults).

Since you are asking if she's approaching a molt or gravid, i'll assume she's more towards the size belonging to a 5.instar to 7.instar.

If she does not have a dark red telson, most likely, she's heading for a molt.

As for soaking herself in the water dish, it is normal Smile

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