Coconut Husk issues

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Coconut Husk issues

Postby Wildlos » Mon May 27, 2013 9:35 pm

I have a Brazilian Boa and have been using coconut husk as the primary bedding. Problem is that after about a week or two I get small silver colored bugs. Is this coming from the coconut husk due to the excess moisture needed for my BRB? Or is this coming from another element? Also is there reusable substrate i could use that would be safe for my BRB. She is 3 yrs old at 3ft long in a 50 gallon tank. Thanks any help would be appreciated. :?:
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Re: Coconut Husk issues

Postby Lillypod » Mon May 27, 2013 10:23 pm

Microwave and cool the coco husk before using...
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Re: Coconut Husk issues

Postby Blake » Tue May 28, 2013 7:54 am

Lillypod is spot on. Or u could bake it in the oven or boil in boiling water and cool it down before using.
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