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Nice! Thanks Ok, I've been gathering wild caught scorpions (C vittatus) from around my house and the hospital I work at. I ranged a little farther out a few nights ago, and every specimen I found had orange mites. Some had just a few. Some were covered in them. I threw the cups away after releasing them. I then went home and checked the fifteen or so that I've gathered, and thankfully found none. I researched what info I could find, and discovered that you can buy H miles predatory mites that will kill them, you can try to remove them yourself, or desiccate the scorp, which btw has one of the best water retention cuticles of all inverts. Has anyone had experience with these orange mites? And what did you do? Apparently they're quite common on wc scorpions..in certain areas. all the other areas I catch them, near buildings and such, are completely clean of these little red orange parasites. Oh, I saw a thread about drowning the scorpion to kill the mites, but the scorpion doesn't die? I'll be reading further about that. Sounds crazy..