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Old 11-08-2009, 08:55 AM
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Default crushed walnut for beardies ?

hi im getting a beardie on saturday and have been told to use crushed walnut shells on the floor of the viv , is this ok to use ? soz a newbie to lizards
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Old 11-08-2009, 09:08 AM
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If hes young, people reccomend just using kitchen roll, as theres a risk of impaction.
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Old 11-08-2009, 09:32 AM
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if he is a young beardie use kitchen roll, news paper or lino. If he above 6 months old use play sand.


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Old 11-08-2009, 09:40 AM
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AS ABOVE. USE kitchen roll for babies and play sand for juveniles and adults.

No partticulate substrate for young ones.

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Old 11-08-2009, 02:55 PM
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The Breeder of my Beardie recommended Bran. Looks okay and is completely digestible. Only suitable for a youngster, though as it's not supportive enough for an adult. It's also cheap and easy to maintain - remove the soiled areas and replace with fresh.
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