kingsnake.com - reptile and amphibian classifieds, breeders, forums, photos, videos and more

return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
click here for TortoiseTown.com  
Click here for TortoiseTown
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: Snake . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard . . . . . . . . . .  MAHS Fox Valley Meeting - Sept. 21, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Suncoast Herp Society Meeting - Sept. 22, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiDay Pensacola (Navarre) - Sept. 22, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Greenville - Sept. 22-23, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  NARBC Arlington - Sept. 22-23, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Chicago Herpetological Society Meeting - Sept. 26, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Midwest Herpetological Symposium - Sept. 28-30, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Amph. and Reptile Society Meeti - Sept. 28, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Knoxville - Sept. 29-30, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Baltimore - Sept. 29-30, 2018 . . . . . . . . . . 

FBT substrate question?


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Frog and Toad Forum ]

Posted by Red-eye_Matt on April 23, 2003 at 00:47:20:

Is it necessary to cover soil in a tank for firebellies? We are using pure sphagnum peat moss (it is the base for most potting soil mixes) that we have a bunch of pothos and a spider plant in. We just put our firebellies in there tonight and decided not to feed them until they get a little more used to the new tank.

So far there is nothing on top of the soil so they are just dragging it around with them and getting it in the water and making it really dirty looking. Is it safe to just let them stay like this or should we cover the soil with something so that they don't eat it or anything?

Matt



Follow Ups:




[ Follow Ups ] [ The Frog and Toad Forum ]