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Ollie
01-08-2008, 08:52 PM
The invert forum was getting a little stale so here's a couple of pic's I took tonight.

Very young Pandinus imperator, Emperor scorpion
http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e90/Meidinger/untitled5-7.jpg

Young female Vaejovis spinigerus, hopefully gravid.
http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e90/Meidinger/untitled4-9.jpg


Ollie

Melanie
01-08-2008, 08:58 PM
Sweet pics:) did the Vaejovis spinigerus just molt?

Ollie
01-08-2008, 08:59 PM
Nope, she hasn't molted since I got her in early October.

Michael
01-08-2008, 09:04 PM
Nice Pics, how big is that P. imperator? I've been contemplating getting one of those but i do have 4 H. spinifer's , I just wish i could get pics of them, they never come out of their burrows...i do have to rehouse one soon so i'll get pics then. and maybe i'll post some pics of my T's soon, i'm expecting some molts right away (P. murinus, G. rosea and H. mac) so i'll post some pics when they have done their business.

Keep the pics coming:)

Melanie
01-08-2008, 09:07 PM
Well she sure is an interessting color:)How big is she?

Ollie
01-08-2008, 09:26 PM
Mike, I have three and they are all about 2.25 inches. Starting to get the hang of that supermacro feature but like you said getting the right lighting is the key.

Melanie, she is pretty small, about 1.5 inches. They can grow to 2 or 2.25 inches. I hope she is just small and gravid and not small and obese.:D

Michael
01-08-2008, 09:42 PM
Nice, my H. spins are around 1.5" or so, but i've never really been able to measure them since their last molt.

Seeing a, hopefully, gravid scorpion, i have a question about breeding scorps. Are scorpions only sexually mature when they reach their ultimate molt or are they able to give birth before they reach their ultimate size? I have a H. paucidens that i'm kind of curious about, she is extremely fat (i hope gravid) compared to my other one but i don't know if she is even capable of having babies yet, i don't think she is fully grown (in fact, i'm positive she isn't) so i'm leaning towards her just being a plain ol' fatty (or nearing a molt).

Speaking of H. paucidens, i just fed one of mine and here she is, goin' at it head first:)
http://img515.imageshack.us/img515/2448/img21721qf5.jpg

Melanie
01-08-2008, 10:20 PM
lol if she's obese that just mean you feed her well:)

Alberta Bred Geckos
01-09-2008, 03:17 PM
Cool pics guys :)