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Discussion in 'Tortoise Enclosure Substrate' started by MyLittleDelilah, Jan 22, 2018.

  1. MyLittleDelilah

    MyLittleDelilah New Member

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    Hi y’all! I’m new to the tort game and have a few questions! What does anyone think of using rabbit food as a substrate? This was recommended to me from the person I bought her from. Also, she is scratching at the inside of her hide. Is this normal? What does this mean? Thank you all for your help!


    -Averyanna
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Supporter

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    No. In my opinion, no. This is what I think - NO! :p

    You want a substrate that you can moisten. Babies need quite moist, and adults need sorta' moist.

    What is your little Delilah?
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    . . . oh, I forgot to mention the kinds I use: fine grade orchid bark or cypress mulch. Eucalyptus mulch is also good, but not available here in California.
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    Thank you! She’s a 4 month old Sulcata

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