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PostSubject: Rhopalurus junceus   12/14/2011, 11:52 am

* Specimen: Rhopalurus junceus
* Result of breeding project: Successful
* Status of female: Captive Breeding
* Instar of the male/female pair: 6.instar male mated with a 7.instar female
* Steps taken to mate the pair: Male was introduced to female's enclosure and since then, a communal setup for the pair.



* Preparation for the adult pair prior to mating: Guide to Mating Scorpions

* Duration taken for signs of gestation:
- Physical signs of embryos was not obvious
- Increased of activity near the warmer side of the enclosure during the final 3 weeks prior to her brood
- No hostility towards the male was observed throughout the gravid stage

* Environmental conditions for the gravid female:
Refer to "Optimal enclosure settings for a gravid female" in bark scorpion caresheet

Note: In every interval between broods, the scorpion mum was given a 2 weeks rest after the 2.instar has dismount from her back before another introduced mating.

#1 brood

* Gestation period: 4.5 months
* Number of young born: 33
* Number of young eaten by mom: none
* Number of young surviving to 2.instar: Full brood survived


#2 brood

* Gestation period: 2.5 months
* Number of young born: 27
* Number of young eaten by mom: none eaten but 1 was found abandoned and dead on the bark
* Number of young surviving to 2.instar: 26


#3 brood

* Gestation period: 2.5 months
* Number of young born: 22
* Number of young eaten by mom: 0
* Number of embryos eaten by mom: 8
* Number of young surviving to 2.instar: 22


#4 brood

* Gestation period: 2.5 months
* Number of young born: 21
* Number of young eaten by mom: 0
* Number of embryos eaten by mom: 10
* Number of young surviving to 2.instar: 21


#5 brood

* Gestation period: 2.5 months
* Number of young born: 18
* Number of young eaten by mom: 0
* Number of embryos eaten by mom: 10
* Number of young surviving to 2.instar: 18

Brood #1



Brood #2



Brood #3



Brood #4



* Average number of days taken for the young to molt into 2.instar from birth: 6 days





* Number of days taken for the 2.instar scorplings to dismount from mom's back: 4 days after molting to 2.instar







Average Life-cycle observation:
The time interval between moults may be adjusted as more specimens are being sampled to provide a more holistic stats.

Male
1.instar >> 2.instar: 6 days
2.instar >> 3.instar: 30 days
3.instar >> 4.instar: 45 days
4.instar >> 5.instar: 49 days
5.instar >> 6.instar: 50 days

Female
1.instar >> 2.instar: 6 days
2.instar >> 3.instar: 30 days
3.instar >> 4.instar: 51 days
4.instar >> 5.instar: 70 days
5.instar >> 6.instar: 80 days
6.instar >> 7.instar: 90 days

Average duration to achieve sexual maturity from birth:

6.instar male: 180 days / 6 months
7.instar female: 327 days / 11 months

Husbandry:
http://scorpionforum.darkbb.com/t7701-raising-bark-scorpions

Feel free to post your enquires/comments at the following Rhopalurus junceus discussion thread:
http://scorpionforum.darkbb.com/t5684-rhopalurus-junceus-breeding-project

I wish you success in breeding these gorgeous "tangerines" Smile

Regards,
GS


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PostSubject: Re: Rhopalurus junceus   2/9/2012, 8:51 pm

Wow, great post GS
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PostSubject: Re: Rhopalurus junceus   2/9/2012, 10:40 pm


WOW is right!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Rhopalurus junceus   2/12/2012, 7:08 am

DANGGG!!

Amazing Colors when they pop!
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PostSubject: Re: Rhopalurus junceus   5/31/2012, 5:33 pm

Amazing pictures! Congrats on them Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Rhopalurus junceus   11/7/2012, 2:47 am

Thanks for the comments peeps.

An update:

This particular female which has been documented, has gotten her fifth brood.

The numbers are getting slightly lesser as the specimen aged.

For more info, please refer to the following ASA thread:

[ASA] Rhopalurus junceus

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PostSubject: Re: Rhopalurus junceus   11/7/2012, 4:03 am

GS wrote:
This particular female which has been documented, has gotten her fifth brood.

Well, congatz then Very Happy
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