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Incubation medium questions..


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Posted by Taceas on April 27, 2003 at 23:10:52:

Hecate and Diablo bred for their second time tonight. And as I'm getting everything ready for, hopefully eggs, I am stumped by the choice of incubation mediums.

I have a bag of Perlite already. But I see everyone else using either vermiculite or sphagnum moss. Both of which I can't seem to find in my area. I can get sphagnum moss with fertilizer added, which I didn't think would be an appropriate thing.

The questions I'm faced with, are:

1. How should I construct an egg incubation container with Perlite? (How much water, how much perlite, how deep the eggs, etc)

2. Are there any disadvantages to using Perlite?

3. Anyone know of a place online that sells sphagnum moss or vermiculite?

Thanks!

Misty


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