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Researching Uro's for my next pet.

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Posted by: blazblu82 at Wed Sep 25 13:08:59 2013  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by blazblu82 ]  
   

Greetings,

I am researching Uro's to add as my next pet. I currently have an adult blood red corn snake occupying a 55 gal glass tank with front and top access points which I want to use for the Uro. Re-housing the snake is no big deal. My quest lies in finding the proper bedding for the Uro.

I have read Deer Farms care sheet (likely place I will buy my first Uro) and I am led to believe that bird millet/seed works best. Now here is my first question, which bird seed/millet can I use? The pet stores carry a large variety of seed. Do I want to use the seed meant for small birds (IE: cockatiels and parakeets)?

Aside from the bedding, I intend to not use a UVB bulb as Deer Farms has indicated that adding D3 powder to the diet produces the same results as those Uro's reared under a UVB bulb. So, along with the Uro purchase, I plan to buy DF's complete care package which will get met going in providing good care for the Uro.

I haven't decided completely as to which variety of Uro I will buy. The decision will weigh heavily on what's available at DF.

Sorry for the long post; but I appreciate any help given. Thanks!


   

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