DEATH STALKER SCORPION

Care Sheet

Death Stalker Scorpion Care Sheet - Underground Reptiles

DEATH STALKER SCORPION

Care Sheet

Death Stalker Scorpion Care Sheet - Underground Reptiles

Temperature Level

  • Tank Temperatures: A temperature between 75-85 degrees is ideal for this scorpion.
  • Heat Lighting: No external heat sources are needed if these guys are kept at room temperature.
  • UVB Lighting: Death Stalkers are nocturnal and therefore UVB lighting is not needed for them.

Humidity Levels

Humidity levels should typically be around 30-40%.

Temperature Level

  • Tank Temperatures: A temperature between 75-85 degrees is ideal for this scorpion.
  • Heat Lighting: No external heat sources are needed if these guys are kept at room temperature.
  • UVB Lighting: Death Stalkers are nocturnal and therefore UVB lighting is not needed for them.

Humidity Levels

Humidity levels should typically be around 30-40%.

Diet/ Feeding

Deathstalkers most enjoy their prey alive. They will eat crickets, earthworms, and other small insects. We also recommend you place their prey in their enclosure using a long pair of tongs.

Habitat Needs

  • Enclosure Size: A death stalker will fit nicely in a 5-gallon tank.
  • Substrate (Bedding): This arachnid needs a 2-4 inch layer of either sand, crushed walnut, or coco fiber.
  • Accessories: A small water dish, rocks, cork bark, and hide spots are the perfect cage accessories

Diet/ Feeding

Deathstalkers most enjoy their prey alive. They will eat crickets, earthworms, and other small insects. We also recommend you place their prey in their enclosure using a long pair of tongs.

Habitat Needs

  • Enclosure Size: A death stalker will fit nicely in a 5-gallon tank.
  • Substrate (Bedding): This arachnid needs a 2-4 inch layer of either sand, crushed walnut, or coco fiber.
  • Accessories: A small water dish, rocks, cork bark, and hide spots are the perfect cage accessories

Ease Of Care

This scorpion should only be kept by advanced and very experienced keepers. They are venomous and are quite dangerous. For these reasons alone, no beginners or intermediate keepers should consider this animal.

Breeding Method

This species gives live birth. You can expect the mother to deliver her babies about 122 – 277 days after mating has occurred. The mother can give birth to up to 87 babies.

Ease Of Care

This scorpion should only be kept by advanced and very experienced keepers. They are venomous and are quite dangerous. For these reasons alone, no beginners or intermediate keepers should consider this animal.

Breeding Method

This species gives live birth. You can expect the mother to deliver her babies about 122 – 277 days after mating has occurred. The mother can give birth to up to 87 babies.

Fun Fact

Although Death Stalkers have multiple sets of eyes, they do not have good vision. Deathstalkers utilize their sense of touch to navigate and hunt.

Natural Range

They inhabit North Africa and the Middle East

Death Stalker Map - Underground Reptiles

Fun Fact

Although Death Stalkers have multiple sets of eyes, they do not have good vision. Deathstalkers utilize their sense of touch to navigate and hunt.

Natural Range

They inhabit North Africa and the Middle East

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