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stayfrosty04
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PostSubject: Power feed?   9/25/2012, 6:59 am

I heard some people use a term "power feed". What does that mean?
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PostSubject: Re: Power feed?   9/25/2012, 7:21 am

Power-feed refers to the act of offering a feeder(e.g. a cricket/ roach) to a scorpion at the shortest possible interval (e.g. one feeder after another) untill the scorpion is full. Some keepers does this for juvenile/ sub-adult scorpions so that the scorpion may have shorter molting intervals and thus, able to attain adulthood at a faster rate.
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PostSubject: Re: Power feed?   9/26/2012, 6:07 am

It's also often done alongside keeping the juveniles at the hotter range of exceptable temperatures to speed up their metabolism. Look up Hot Box on here.



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