Scolopendra dehaani Sumatran cherry red
Size - Adult
Source - WC
Country of origin - Malaysia
This is a large aggressive species growing to 20+ cm and is not recommended for beginners. Unlike other species of centipede that are kept at temps of 24+ C this species is a lowland species and should be kept at 16 - 22 C with humidity kept at 70 - 80%. Keep this species on a mixture of topsoil and sand substrate with a depth of 6 - 8 inches using sphagmum moss to retain humidity. Water dish and hides should be provided at all times.