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AKA: Tiger Centipede "Scolopendra polymorpha, Banded Desert centipede, or Sonoran Desert centipede"


Growth Rate:



Adult Size: 6"

Expected Life Span: Females 10-12 years - Males 3-4 years

Temperature: 78°F - 82°F is ideal for the Summer months. During cooler months a range of 70°F - 75°F.

Humidity: 70-80% with adequate ventilation.

Natural Origins:


Substrate: A Peat moss and coco fiber mixture with added clumps of sphagnum moss and some vermiculite help keep humidity stay up. 5-7" of Substrate should suffice but more wouldn't hurt.


As an Adult, you can mix up the diet with Red Runner Roaches, Superworms, and even Horned Worms as a rare treat as they are more fatty than nutritional.


Extra Info. : Sound in video does not belong to Polished Exotics

Tiger Centipede

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