Babycurus jacksoni (Pocock, 1890)

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Common name: Rusty Thick Tail
Scientific Name: Babycurus jacksoni
Range: Eastern Africa
Type: Semi-Arborial
Communal: In small numbers after 4th instar
Full Grown Size: 4"
Growth Rate: Medium
Temperature: 80-85F (26-29C)
Humidity: 60-70%
Temperment: Agressive
Speed: Medium
Venom: 2
Diet: Young can eat Pinhead crickets, small roaches, meal worms. Adults can eat large crickets, roaches, super worms.
Housing: Adults large critter keeper, 5 gallon tank, or rubbermaid type container. Young can live in small critter keepers or large deli cups
Substrate Depth/Type: 3" of peat or peat/sand combo. Use bark or other similar climbing structure.
More info: Babycurus jacksoni is a great species for the ameteur. Their bright orange color, communality, and ease of breeding make them a fun species to keep. Young should be kept separated till after they reach 4th instar to reduce cannibalism seen while this species is young

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