Mesobuthus Eupeus (Lesser Asian scorpion)
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Mesobuthus eupeus, commonly known as the Lesser Asian Scorpion, is a species of scorpion found in various regions of eastern parts of Asia
Origin: Mesobuthus eupeus is native to arid eastern parts of Asia.
Temperature: The Lesser Asian scorpion thrives in warm climates. It prefers temperatures ranging between 77 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit (25-30 degrees Celsius) for optimal activity and survival.
Housing: If kept in captivity, the requires an appropriately sized and secure terrarium. The enclosure should have enough substrate for burrowing, hiding spots, and climbing opportunities. Maintaining appropriate temperature and humidity levels is crucial for their well-being. It is important to note that scorpions require specialized care and should only be kept by experienced and knowledgeable keepers.
Feeding: Lesser Asian scorpions are carnivorous predators. They primarily feed on small insects and arthropods such as crickets, roaches, and mealworms. Feeding them with a variety of appropriately sized live prey is essential to meet their nutritional needs.
Lifespan: The lifespan of Mesobuthus eupeus can vary depending on factors such as gender, care, and environmental conditions. Typically, they can live for several years, with females generally having longer lifespans than males. Providing a suitable habitat, proper nutrition, and avoiding stressors can contribute to their longevity.
Behavior and Personality: Lesser Asian Scorpions are nocturnal creatures and are generally shy and secretive. They spend much of their time hidden in burrows or under rocks during the day and become more active at night. When threatened, they may exhibit defensive behavior and use their venomous sting as a means of protection. It is important to handle them with caution and respect their natural behaviors.
Please note: We don't ship live animals. You can order online and choose click and collect, and we will hold it for you. We don't promote or encourage the keeping of venomous animals without the necessary expertise.