The Web's Only Official All-Scorpion Forum!
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

The Web's Only Official All-Scorpion Forum!


 
HomePortalSearchRegisterLog in
ChatBox

 

 Rhopalurus junceus

Go down 
AuthorMessage
**GS**
Leiurus
**GS**

Number of posts : 2629
Age : 39
Location : facebook.com/ScorpionArchives
Registration date : 2010-09-06

Rhopalurus junceus Empty
PostSubject: Rhopalurus junceus   Rhopalurus junceus Empty12/14/2011, 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.

Rhopalurus junceus Rhopalurus_Junceus_Adult_Pair_Pic2

* 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
Rhopalurus junceus Rhopalurus_junceus_1st_instars_by_GSscorpions82_pic2
Rhopalurus junceus Rhopalurus_junceus_1st_instars_by_GSscorpions82_pic8

Brood #2
Rhopalurus junceus Rhopalurus_junceus_b2_1i_by_GSscorpions82_021211_pic2
Rhopalurus junceus Rhopalurus_junceus_b2_1i_by_GSscorpions82_021211_pic1

Brood #3
Rhopalurus junceus Rhopalurus_junceus_brood3_by_GSscorpions82_pic1
Rhopalurus junceus Rhopalurus_junceus_brood3_by_GSscorpions82_pic2

Brood #4
Rhopalurus junceus Rhopalurus_junceus_4th_brood_by_GS_pic4
Rhopalurus junceus Rhopalurus_junceus_4th_brood_by_GS_pic2

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

Rhopalurus junceus Rhopalurus_junceus_2nd_instars_by_GSscorpions82_141211_pic1

Rhopalurus junceus Rhopalurus_junceus_2nd_instars_by_GSscorpions82_141211_pic2a

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

Rhopalurus junceus Rhopalurus_junceus_2i_by_GSscorpions82_161111_pic1

Rhopalurus junceus Rhopalurus_junceus_2i_by_GSscorpions82_161111_pic2



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:
https://scorpionforum.darkbb.com/t7701-raising-bark-scorpions

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

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

Regards,
GS


Last edited by GS on 11/7/2012, 2:43 am; edited 14 times in total (Reason for editing : Updates)
Back to top Go down
tseros7768
Pandinus


Number of posts : 29
Age : 23
Registration date : 2012-01-21

Rhopalurus junceus Empty
PostSubject: Re: Rhopalurus junceus   Rhopalurus junceus Empty2/9/2012, 8:51 pm

Wow, great post GS
Back to top Go down
tfleming
Tityus
tfleming

Number of posts : 589
Age : 68
Location : Cedar Creek, Tx
Registration date : 2011-07-18

Rhopalurus junceus Empty
PostSubject: Re: Rhopalurus junceus   Rhopalurus junceus Empty2/9/2012, 10:40 pm


WOW is right!!!
Back to top Go down
RX8 TuRbo
Centruroides
RX8 TuRbo

Number of posts : 168
Age : 33
Location : New York City
Registration date : 2009-01-23

Rhopalurus junceus Empty
PostSubject: Re: Rhopalurus junceus   Rhopalurus junceus Empty2/12/2012, 7:08 am

DANGGG!!

Amazing Colors when they pop!
Back to top Go down
mandelich
Pandinus
mandelich

Number of posts : 15
Age : 35
Location : Tempe, Az
Registration date : 2012-05-16

Rhopalurus junceus Empty
PostSubject: Re: Rhopalurus junceus   Rhopalurus junceus Empty5/31/2012, 5:33 pm

Amazing pictures! Congrats on them Smile
Back to top Go down
**GS**
Leiurus
**GS**

Number of posts : 2629
Age : 39
Location : facebook.com/ScorpionArchives
Registration date : 2010-09-06

Rhopalurus junceus Empty
PostSubject: Re: Rhopalurus junceus   Rhopalurus junceus Empty11/7/2012, 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

Regards,
GS
Back to top Go down
DolbyR
Leiurus
DolbyR

Number of posts : 2097
Age : 39
Location : facebook.com/ScorpionArchives
Registration date : 2011-01-03

Rhopalurus junceus Empty
PostSubject: Re: Rhopalurus junceus   Rhopalurus junceus Empty11/7/2012, 4:03 am

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

Well, congatz then Very Happy
Back to top Go down
http://allscorpionarchives.forumotion.com
Sponsored content




Rhopalurus junceus Empty
PostSubject: Re: Rhopalurus junceus   Rhopalurus junceus Empty

Back to top Go down
 
Rhopalurus junceus
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
The Web's Only Official All-Scorpion Forum! :: The Scorpion's Lair :: Breeding Reports-
Jump to: