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another vote for aspen for same reasons n/m


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Posted by san_antonio_tx on August 28, 2002 at 19:58:54:

In Reply to: Re: Husbandry posted by troy h on August 28, 2002 at 17:59:57:

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::Question 1: What do you prefer for the substrate of your cages? Why?

:aspen, for a couple of reasons -

:1) easier to clean than paper
:2) alterna (and other snake) can burrow into it, and seem to be more calm in aspen.

:drawbacks:
:1) i don't think most herpers (myself included) keep an aspen-bedded cage quite as clean as a folded-newspaper cage
:2) an occassional snake seems to get aspen dust in the tear ducts or nostrils, causing problems

:troy





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