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Substrate question

Discussion in 'Tortoise Enclosure Substrate' started by richxboy, Jan 18, 2018.

  1. richxboy

    richxboy New Member

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    Hi,

    New here on the forums. Just recently got 3 sulcata torts. As of right now im using zoo med reptibark. I wanted to change it up to zoo med forest bedding cypress mulch. What else can i mix in the enclosurer? wanted to mix in some soil with it but dont know which one to get that would be safe for the torts.
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    Coconut coir or orchid bark is the best as they need a high humidity in a closed chamber enclosure and both those substrate holds humidity well.
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    Thanks for the reply. Which brand do you recommend to get? So you reommned the repti bark and coconut coit mixed together? Rather then the zoo med cypress mulch?
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