Spalacomimus cf. magnus

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Brief description

 

Distribution: Species of the genus Spalacomimus are described from Western (S. liberiana) and Eastern Africa (6 species).

Stock from: Tanzania

Size: ♂:♀: ca 55mm

General Care: 25-35°C, 50-60% rel. humidity

Feeding: tropical fish flakes, dry cat and dog food, dead insects, fruits

Breeding: oviposition into substrate (humus-sand-soil), hatching after 10-14 month Advice/Specifics: if there are too many specimens in a terrarium they tend to be cannibalistic; for hatching the eggs need a change of dry-humid condition; the stridulation of the males in the evening and night is noisy.