brown, orange, red
🐛 Scolopendra dehaani 14-18cm
Origin: Southern Asia.
Adaptation: terrestrial semi fossorial
Temperatures: 22-24° Celsius
Encloser: 40x40x60cm, keep a moist part in the encloser with some mos. (never wet as that is a main cause off deaths). but don’t dry it out completely either. and make sure there is enough substrate for digging.
Light/heating: light is not needed, a heat mat could be used on the side or back of the encloser (put radiator foil behind it for isolation.
Water: a shallow dish could be provided, but most moist will come from the pray.
Life span: 5-6 years.
Growth rate: fast, one year to sexual maturity. Could be influenced by themperature and food, but we do not recomend power feeding.
Adult size: 17-20cm
Adult color: brown with yellow/orange legs orange to red front and back end.
Toxicity: venom can cause long lasting pain but there isn’t much research done.
Difficulty 1-10: 9
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