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Old 27-08-2009, 10:48 PM
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just wondering with a baby beardie am is it ok to put it on playpit sand or should i stick to papre towels until there older im asking as im setting up and wanna get things right
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Old 27-08-2009, 10:57 PM
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thread war lots of debate on this subject

i like play sand and lino (non stick)

lino prefered as easier to clean

play sand may/may not cause impaction
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I use kitchen roll, I prefer to be safe, the Breeder I bought from also uses paper for his Babies.
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paper or reptile carpet. Its easy to clean and yu get two bits so while one is being washed youy use the other.

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Old 28-08-2009, 12:03 AM
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Go for lino much easyer and safer until there older then playsand is good i didnt like the smell tho
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just wondering with a baby beardie am is it ok to put it on playpit sand or should i stick to papre towels until there older im asking as im setting up and wanna get things right
mel
I use play sand for my Beardie and wouldnt use anything else. He is now a couple of months short of 4 years old and I had him at 8 weeks old.

You will always get other opinions on what you should and shouldnt do or use. Its worked for me but mine has also lived in a 4x2x2 viv since I had him which is another thing people would have opinions on.
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Old 28-08-2009, 02:03 AM
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thnx for the imput guys,there seems to be so many diffrent opinions on the correct way to do things,i really enjoy reading the diffrent threads the uv light one is the other big headache one lol
so the playsand is ok to use then there is no real danger from impaction?
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As a baby I would go for paper or lino. You can change to play sand once they hit juvi/sub adult.

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I use bed roll the type Dr's & Hospitals use much cheeper than kitchen roll
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As a baby I would go for paper or lino. You can change to play sand once they hit juvi/sub adult.

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