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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty9/13/2011, 1:19 pm

omg think we officially mad you know Jay ....haha saying that though next on my list is... i want some ghost mantids...i also been wanting a setup with about 5 anoles in...um also want a couple off rankins dragons lol....luke wants a bosc monitor thing......hmmm and maybe a human boy baby would be nice lol Wink

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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty9/13/2011, 1:36 pm

Ooo my mate got a ghost mantid from ebay the other week and he brought it over. I got some sweet macro pics of it, post them up soon.

Yes we are mad, better dig out that scorpaholics anonymous thread LOL our collections have come along and they'll probably still get bigger and damn a bosc monitor lol where you getting all this space from? Very Happy

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Haha that's the problem I don't have the space lol and those things get huge lol... Can't wait to see the mantid pics..... Hmmmm..... eBay you say lol.....

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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty2/23/2012, 9:39 am

Kindergarten:

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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty3/4/2012, 10:00 pm

What do yall think ? does that look good for 2 emporers ? I have a heatpad on the side, and a hotrock in there. if u look under the rock roof beside the hollow log u can see one of them

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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty3/4/2012, 10:21 pm

Heat rocks are like instant death get them out other then that make the substrate thicker and something more like dirt not some type wood plus cedar is dangerous and will kill if you didnt know lol next time you get a pet read up on it dont listen to the people at the store and just buy it
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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty3/5/2012, 3:31 am

What is that substrate? Bark? Coco chips?
Doesn't seem like something the scorpion can easily burrow into.
Also, it looks way too dry!

You're on the right track in putting the heatpad on the side, but get rid of the heatrocks, they're really not made for inverts and are not too safe to use.
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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty3/19/2012, 4:02 am

Redid the setup for my female H. swammerdami and decided to share.
Please note this is still a temporary setup as I'm working on some new enclosures at the moment to free a glass tank for her.

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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty3/25/2012, 7:47 am

These are my P. granulatus enclosures. The grass will eventually die and give the enclosure a more "deserty" effect.

Male enclosure:

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Female enclosure:

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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty4/19/2012, 12:37 pm

New to the forum so might as well show off right??? Razz Iv had my emp for a long time now and this is his current home

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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty4/19/2012, 5:08 pm

@ Fubujubu
Nice pics. I like the enclosure.

However, your scorpion is not a P. imperator, but a Heterometrus species. If you post some clear pics of the carapace (head), chela (claws), and patella (the part of the pedipalp that connects to the chela), I can try to ID it for you.
(Obviously, post them in the "Scorpion ID" section.)

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@ Fubujubu
Nice pics. I like the enclosure.

However, your scorpion is not a P. imperator, but a Heterometrus species. If you post some clear pics of the carapace (head), chela (claws), and patella (the part of the pedipalp that connects to the chela), I can try to ID it for you.
(Obviously, post them in the "Scorpion ID" section.)

Iv been living a lie!!
ah well. Ill def post pics. Would be intrestin to know exactly what he is. Thanks Smile
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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty5/8/2012, 4:54 pm

Opistophthalmus lamorali setup.

This one contains the dog eared, ill sub adult I received a while ago. It began to burrow under the rocks on the right hand side weeks ago and such, I haven't seen it since it started doing so. I have no idea if the little dude is still alive but I don't want to risk digging it up and disturbing it.

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The substrate is a mix of sand, excavator clay and coir. The rocks are a really flakey yellowy granite from Jersey, C.I. that has some nice iron stained streaks in it making it look nice a 'deserty'. I also collected lots of small pieces of the larger rocks to mix in with the substrate to give it a more natural look. I chopped off some dried leaves of Carex sp. grass from the garden as it lasts for a long time in an enclsoure without rotting/falling apart. These were stuck to pieces of bamboo cane to create little bunches, and then were placed into the substrate.

I really need to sort out some kind of background for it as being able to see the heatmat looks a bit crap IMO.
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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty5/9/2012, 8:26 pm

Seriously Callum. It's like a beautiful desert artwork you are doing here Very Happy

The little bugger is probably resting comfortably under one of the rocks.. most likely on the right.. thats where i'll be if i'm him.. lolz
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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty5/10/2012, 2:37 am

Beautiful enclosure Callum.
I am pretty sure the scorp is very happy and thriving in that deep substrate.
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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty5/19/2012, 12:46 am

shadowfoot wrote:
Beautiful enclosure Callum.
I am pretty sure the scorp is very happy and thriving in that deep substrate.


I second that.... Very nice dry Savannah enclosure for your Opistophthalmus
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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty7/17/2012, 11:26 am

My 0.1 Parabuthus granulatus enclosure:

I tried to make it look a lot like the habitat where she came from. As I live very close to where she was found I collected everything from there.

Her burrow entrance where she spends about 100% of her time at the moment as she is in her later stage of gestation. Temps range between 30 - 33 degrees centigrade at her burrow end and humidity between 30 and 40:

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Some more:

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The cold side of the enclosure where temps are between 25-27 and humidity a tadd higher than the warm side:

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Overall shot of the enclosure:

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Tell me what you guys think, I know it might be a bit clustered, but thats how their habitat looks like.

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Nice job Shadow! Looks like you had quite a mission to make it as natural as possible.
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Thanks Dolby! Yip, was quite the mission. I even fell off my motorbike on my way home......
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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty8/24/2012, 7:56 am

Did two 2ft tanks for my growing H. longimanus colony.
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Hollow bricks provide stacked lurking spots for them.
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Sometime in the future I'm gonna add plants, real or artificial, haven't decided.

Cheers and best regards
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PostSubject: Re: [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures   [Sharing] Show Off Your Enclosures - Page 14 Empty8/24/2012, 12:42 pm

Nice enclosures Alex!

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My Emp enclosure
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this corner is where they have been for about three days
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=== emp My enclosures Smile emp ===

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Forest enclosure for Pandinus Cavimanus:
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Lythophillic enclosure for Hadogenes Paucidens:
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Desert enclosure for Androctonus Bicolor:
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Desert enclosure for Leiurus Quinquestriatus:
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Desert enclosure for Androctonus Australis:
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Take care,


Joey


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I like your desert setup, those twig things look awesome Smile
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shadowfoot wrote:
I like your desert setup, those twig things look awesome Smile

Thanks:)' the wood is Moorkienwood, it has been treated with a salt bath to prevent mold.
It was first in my aquarium:) so I thought I'd use it again:)
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