Short care sheet for Tityus smithii:
Origin: Union Island (Grenadines)
Size: 6-8 cm
Temperature: 28C day / 24C night
Difficulty Level: Easy
Important: This is a VENOMOUS species and must be kept with all possible precaution!
Tityus smithii is very nice looking medium sized scorpion species that is pretty new to captive culture. In comparison to other Tityus species this is probably the least communal species although it still could be kept communally.
Feeding is very easy – scorpions are feeding on almost any insect of appropriate size, including crickets, morio worms, locusts etc.