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Robert - 2011-01-30
If anyone is selling any Pandinus Emperator (Black Emperor Scorpion) babies and you are in the U.S. please contact me at robertveazie@ymail.com. I would prefer a male and a female if that is possible. Please contact me as soon as able to sexthe scorpions.

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bryan - 2011-04-17
i have baby emperor scorpions born 4-10-11 for sale $15 contact me at grindin.daily@yahoo.com

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  • HAROLD - 2011-04-29
    I see you say you have baby scorpions just born. I need 2 males and 2 females. Can you tell there sexes? Also is shipping included in price? I breed them in CONN. U.S.A. I went on vacation and heat lamp died and so did they.
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brandi horr - 2010-10-10
We recently had a scorpion but one morning I came out and she was dead. She had drowned herself in her water dish! I'm only assuming she drowned herself due to that's where I found her lifeless body. Any idea how this happened? We had sprayed her cage everyday, fed her every 3-4 days. More if she still seemed hungry. Cleaned her tank every few days.

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  • Jesse - 2011-03-18
    I also have an emperor scorpion. I was told if you put a wet sponge in the bowl they will get the water from that. With no water just the wet sponge. Maybe that's the difference. Maybe I get over my fear of holding it.
  • patrick86 - 2011-03-30
    I use "gut load" cricket water. It's kind of like tiny pieces of what looks like gel but it's water packed with vitamins. Scorpions drink it and can't drown in it.
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jeff - 2006-06-21
Everything about these magnificent living creatures is amazing, i highly recomend them as pets. I have a male and a female. Fortunately my female is such a sweetheart, shes actually mellow enough to chill out and walk around on your hand. ill walk around with her on my shoulder. The male on the other hand wont let you get even the slightest, close to him. The stings feel like taps, the pincers on the other...OUCH! In other words you'll know exactly how each ones individual personality is. i started with her on a table and without stressing her walked her back on to my hand, slow and steady is key, twitch and theyll get ya. can ya blame em. DONT GET A SCORPION IF YOUR ALERGIC TO BEE STINGS! Another bit of advise, dont start aggressive. The flatrock scorpion is similar to the emperor but different in appearence. the desert hair is also similar just dont recommend handling them and they are slightly more toxic, but usually only results in a small area with strong pain that goes away in a couple minutes. look em up...you'll like them

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  • Bryce - 2010-12-17
    Hey jeff my gf got me an emperor scorpion do you recommend a towel or a leather glove when handling my female scorpion?
  • joseph - 2011-03-21
    You don't need gloves or towels just hold him.
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Laurie - 2011-02-08
We recently purchased a scorpion from a local pet shop, after researching it, we discovered it`s a she. We`ve had her about a week, she isn`t eating and has become swollen. we haven`t handled her, so I don`t think it`s stress, the tank temp averages 78 degrees and she has adequate humidity. She`s still active at night but I`m beginning to worry. Any ideas?

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shalise - 2010-10-25
I have an asian scorpion and he is a blast, I named him...MARDIN! He likes to eat crickets and he loves water and he LOVES to relax! Sometimes he looks like he"s playin" dead :)! HAHA! But I barely got him, but anyway he's hairy also! I love MARDIN!

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  • gilbert - 2010-10-27
    Hi, I have an Asian scorpion too but I never noticed him playing dead. He's quite nervous and alert and can be gluttonous - 2 crickets in one night! But he's a real beauty and sometimes he seems to be observing me more than I him. Hmmmm....
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willie dean - 2011-01-13
I've had my scorpion for a couple of months now and I'm still not to sure on a couple of things because of the little info given at the pet store. I'm not sure about the whole, where the sand and moss goes. And how often to feed it. One last thing can I really feed it mice?

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  • Your reply - 2011-01-15
    Hi, well I'll try to fill in the blanks...You can feed it a pinkie feeder once in a great great while, while most people typically over feed their scorpions...they're not big eaters. Adults eat every 3-5 days a cricket or 2, babies eat pinhead cricks 2-4 days. The sand goes on the ground my friend, whereas the moss is to provide moisture and retain it so you don't have spray as much. Moss should go on all the wood furnishings you have.
  • David - 2011-01-24
    I have three emperor's and have for some time now. One is male and two females. The females both are pregnant and should be due soon. I have peat moss for bottom layer and moss for top layer of bottom of tank. I feed only about 20 crickets once a month sometimes I give them thirty. Also give meal worms as a treat once in a while and you can feed them small mice but your taking a chance if the scorpion does not kill and eat right away that the mice might hurt your scorpion. It's not worth the risk to me. I stick with store bought crickets and super worms only.
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cassandra h from tucson - 2008-01-31
I bought an emperor scorpion today an I really wanna handle it but I know I should let it adjust to its home first. I really wanna sex it and find out what it is. I'm super nervous and am afraid its going to starve or something bad will happen to it. I'm glad i found this page because it has given me ALOT of information that the worker at the pet store didn't. I definitely need a bigger tank. I need to know how should I keep the tank nice and humid, just mist the moss?... Well if you have any pointers, (please add them). Thanks alot

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  • anon - 2011-01-15
    Well P. emp's are the biggest species of scorpion so a 10g tank is big enough for 1-2 (pending, if hostile remove). They won't starve, however they will die very easily when stressed by LOUD NOISES SUCH AS RADIOS, provide a very quiet environment :). Adults eat every 3-5days. Most houses are around 70-80degrees F so shouldn't need an under tank heater, 78F is suggested, get yourself a humidity gauge/temp from online and spray the tank accordingly, humidity should be around 70-80 as well as temp. As far as handling if you put your hand down in the tank and it shows aggressive behanvior such as open pincers and fast movements then leave it be, if it's calm should walk on your hand, if it's hidden don't put your hand in front of the hide, most likely it will zap you. Overfeeding will cause death* temp also is a factor in behavior.
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chris217 - 2010-11-17
I have an emperor scorpion and I was wondering if I can have feedback on how to handle him?

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  • mike - 2010-12-27
    Well emperor scorpions have their own personalities. I have raised quite a few of them and some are very calm and others are aggressive. The way I have always done it is I would reach into the cage and hold the tail on the second joint from the stinger and set my hand under them to be gentile with them. If it seems calm just let go of the tail and if it is acting agitated then don't let go. But you are always taking a chance on being stung when handling one. The stings aren't dangerous unless you are allergic to their venom. It is very painful for a second but quickly fades.
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Arputharaj - 2010-08-05
I have black scorpion, and also all types of insects available if you want please contact me

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  • angelo - 2010-09-06
    Do you live in the east coast of us? if so contact me back
  • Ranjeeth - 2010-09-07
    Hi I would like to have that scorpion. Which place are you located? I need to know more details about the scorpion.
  • Josh - 2010-09-15
    where do u live
  • mick - 2010-10-13
    You should take it to your local reptile specialist it could be ok but it needs checking ok?
  • lloyd pigg - 2010-12-07
    I want to buy an emperor /black scorpion. If you got on for sale contact me at llyoldp@yahoo.com.
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