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LXDNG79
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LXDNG79

Number of posts : 605
Age : 41
Location : Borneo, Sarawak, Malaysia
Registration date : 2008-10-16

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PostSubject: Heterometrus longimanus   Heterometrus longimanus Empty3/14/2010, 9:47 pm

Heterometrus longimanus Longibreedupdate

I dedicate this breeding report to my dad....
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the Enclosure
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The Brood at 2i
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Growing up
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the young are currently free-roaming 3rd instars, living in a form of social colony. Siblings habitually cooperate to subdue mealworms and larger prey items. I tried to get a good pic of the feeding ball when they gorge on crickets but they kept running from the light. With the mother still being protective, I will probably only consider excavating them at 4i.

For this species providing a secure chamber for the mother is essential... the temperature is probably not as big an issue as the humidity... (I know easy to say for where I am) but I reckon the most essential thing is for the burrow to be nice and moist.... almost to the point where it forms tiny puddle pools... but try not to overdo it... I hope this helps anyone trying to breed these... my own native species from my hometown...

Last but not least a depictive shot of the proud dad!
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Sexing H. longimanus
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Registration date : 2015-09-01

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PostSubject: Re: Heterometrus longimanus   Heterometrus longimanus Empty9/7/2015, 5:30 am

Great write up!


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Registration date : 2015-08-31

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PostSubject: Re: Heterometrus longimanus   Heterometrus longimanus Empty9/11/2015, 8:35 pm

Congratulations. That is very useful information.
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