The largest species of Scorpion in North America. This is an aggressive species and will sting if provoked apart from that they are a very popular species due to its large size and ease of care. This species prefers a deep substrate and should consist of sand or a sand /coco fibre (60:40) mix and misted approx. every 3 months.
Occasionally available is the rarer subspecies Hadrurus arizonensis pallidus which is a color morph of Hadrurus arizonensis. which is pale to the point of almost appearing colourless.
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