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Old 21-01-2019, 01:53 PM
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which substrate are you using or did you mix your own
if you mixed your own what did you mix together
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I use Orchid bark / Reptibark .

Looks great and natural .


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Old 22-01-2019, 08:44 AM
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I use Orchid bark / Reptibark .

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Old 22-01-2019, 12:05 PM
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The beauty of dark substrate is makes your snakes look amazing unless they're very dark themselves .. the ones I mentioned also hold as much or as little moisture as you want .

I feed on their vivs and simply put card down over the substrate when I feed them to minimise ingestion.

In the past I kept BRBs ( Brazilian Rainbow Boas ) and I preferred to keep them in fairly humid conditions so I mixed orchid bark with some eco~earth ..


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the substrate Is going to be used for dart frogs
which will have live plants also woodlice springtails
so will need to be a good substrate
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the substrate Is going to be used for dart frogs
which will have live plants also woodlice springtails
so will need to be a good substrate


I'd do loads of googling for ideas and experiences.. maybe a 60/40 split of bark and eco earth.


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Substrate will depend on what is needed fro the frogs really, Do you know what species you will be housing?

Many darts will do great on a soil/bark mix, or if you're happy with 'off the shelf' Bioactive Herps TropiMix
Others come from more rocky areas and are better with a basic substrate of pebbles.
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