kingsnake.com - reptile and amphibian classifieds, breeders, forums, photos, videos and more
return to main index
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
click here for Helix Controls
This Space Available
3 months for $50.00
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Amph & Reptile Society Meeting - Sept. 22, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Charlotte - Sept. 23-24, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  FIRExpo by Repticon - Sept. 23-24, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  East Coast Reptile Super Expo - Sept. 23, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Kansas City Reptile Show - Sept. 24, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiDay Gainesville - Sept. 30, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Baltimore - Sept. 30-Oct.01, 201 . . . . . . . . . .  Greater Cincinnati Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 04, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 05, 2017 . . . . . . . . . .  Calusa Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 05, 2017 . . . . . . . . . . 

Shredded coconut shell


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Ball Python Forum ]

Posted by Pythagoras on May 10, 2003 at 00:03:51:

In Reply to: ZooMed Forest Floor Bedding? posted by jtatarin on May 09, 2003 at 16:52:44:

I can't remember what it's called at the moment, but get a brick of shredded coconut shell. I got some about 2 weeks ago and it has worked WONDERS!!! It's about the size of a regular brick, and you let it soak in hot water for about 1/2 hour. Squeeze out the extra water. That holds humidity extremely well!!!! i got some chipped coconut to put on top so that my bp isn't directly on the moist substrate. This boosted my humidity from 25% to a steady 70% for 2 weeks so far with NO misting!! I had just switched from aspen, which I liked as well, but didn't hold any humidity for me. If you go with any wood-chip substrate, remember to feed it on something else. My bp always seems to get something stuck in its teeth, which can be a pain.


Follow Ups:




[ Follow Ups ] [ The Ball Python Forum ]