230 Bammel Westfield Road, Houston, Texas 77090281-587-2336

Emperor Scorpion

The Emperor Scorpion is an excellent choice for first time scorpion owners. These fascinating creatures are docile, clean, and easy to care for. Their venom is similar to a bee sting’s – painful, but not dangerous (unless there is an allergic reaction).

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West Africa


Solid Black

Size & Lifespan

Needs a temperature gradient between 70-90°F


Calm and quiet; not as dangerous as other scorpions


Eats mainly crickets, supplemented with moths, mealworms, and other insects.


Keep alone in a 10 gal. tank, or in groups in a 20-30 gal. tank. Provide plenty of hiding spots.


Adults are about 8 inches in length. Can live 6-8 years.