Centruroides hentzi (Banks, 1904)

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Common name: Florida Striped Scorpion
Scientific Name: Cenruroides hentzi
Range: Florida (USA)
Type: Arborial
Communal: Yes
Full Grown Size: 2-3"
Growth Rate: Medium
Temperature: 75-80F (23-26C)
Humidity: 70-80%
Temperment: Nervous
Speed: Fast
Venom: 1
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: 4" of peat or peat/sand combo. Use bark or other similar climbing structure.
More info: Centruroides hentzi is a very communal species, especially after the 3rd instar stage. Like most Centruroides, they prefer plenty of climbing space, and will spend a lot of time off the substrait.

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