Scorpions Articles

Do Scorpions Need Water?

Like all creatures, scorpions do require water to survive, although they do not drink it in the same way a cat or dog would do, for example. In fact, scorpions can survive on minimal amounts of drinking water as they get most of their hydration from the food they eat...

Why is My Scorpion So Fat?

Scorpions are not creatures usually associated with being fat or overweight, so if you notice that yours is looking a little more rotund than usual, there could be good reason for this. Considering that scorpions in captivity typically survive on a diet of insects, it...

Tanzanian Red-Clawed Scorpion Caresheet

Overview Life Expectancy: 5-8 yearsSize (Adult): 3-3.5 inchesNatural Habitat: TanzaniaScientific Name: Pandinus cavimanusOther Names: Red-claw scorpion Housing As with most pet scorpions, the red-claw will require a glass or plastic terrarium/tank. This should be a...

Emperor Scorpion Caresheet

Overview Life Expectancy: 5-8 yearsSize (Adult): 6-12 inchesNatural Habitat: Western AfricaScientific Name: Pandinus imperatorOther Names: Imperial scorpion Housing A glass terrarium is recommended for emperor scorpions as this ensures temperature can be...