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Substrate

Postby tobiasf » Sat Mar 14, 2015 7:17 pm

Hi All,

I have purchased today some corn cob substrate. Will this be suitable for my snakes when they defecate to remove that part in its cage and replace with new ones?

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Re: Substrate

Postby mania » Sun Mar 15, 2015 12:58 am

Corn Cob works well and usually clumps together when the snake has defecated, just don't feed the snake on the corn cob, because often the little pieces get stuck in the mouth.
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Re: Substrate

Postby tobiasf » Sun Mar 15, 2015 8:11 am

Thanks, I have been giving them food in a different cage and then putting them back in to their own cage afterwards
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Re: Substrate

Postby Westley Price » Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:58 pm

Corn cob has some drawbacks.

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Re: Substrate

Postby tobiasf » Mon Mar 16, 2015 4:24 pm

Thanks Westley for coming back I always used newspapers or paper towels but I would like to change to a more natural look aswell. What would you suggest for my kingsnakes as the preferred substrate.
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Re: Substrate

Postby Mitton » Mon Mar 16, 2015 4:38 pm

I would never use Corn cob.
Rather use E-Mulch if you are looking for something more natural but that is also not a great substrate with some drawbacks.
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Re: Substrate

Postby tobiasf » Mon Mar 16, 2015 5:50 pm

Thanks Mitton, do you know who sell in gauteng Im from Pretoria for a good price?
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Re: Substrate

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Re: Substrate

Postby tobiasf » Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:55 pm

I bought E-mulch from Louis all is looking nice....thanks all
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Re: Substrate

Postby tobiasf » Wed Mar 25, 2015 6:35 pm

Hi Mitton,

What is the drawbacks to E-mulch?

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