What kind of substrate?

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What kind of substrate are you using?

  1. Calci-sand / Repti-sand

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    Play Sand

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    Crushed walnut

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    Paper

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  5. Bird seed

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    Other

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  1. unclemike

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    I know it's the age old Uro question. I was just curious what everyone else was using for substrate.
    After hours of debate I decided to go with washed play sand. (Switched from Repti-sand).
     
  2. JEFFREH

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  3. Uro_wraith

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    Originally we were set-up with washed play sand. But due to injuries we changed to carpet. Our Mali had a large burn and blistered on her sides from a habba hut. Our saharan had a broken back and was paralized. We may go back to playsand in a year when they are both completly healed.
     
  4. JEFFREH

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  5. ortega

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    Playsand for now. Hopefully in the next year I can begin experimenting with a diggable substrate.
     
  6. JEFFREH

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  7. Ternaldo

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    A good old fashioned fine covering of play ground sand (make sure it is steralized, and not made for sand blasting). But gernally in all my years being around uros I have never seen any inpactation with it or nothing. Plus they love to dig...give them enough to dig and I always say let the reptile mimic its natural behaviour and it will do a whole lot better.
     
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  9. unclemike

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