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sphagnum moss as substrate

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Posted by: fliptop at Tue May 26 19:59:59 2015  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by fliptop ]  
   

Took me a while to realize that sphagnum moss has made a great substrate for one of my kings. I use the moss as an incubation medium, and when the bulk of last year's clutch was sold off, I left my anerythristic holdback in the sphagnum-moss filled container that held the eggs.

I'm almost embarrassed to say I've never cleaned out that one cage. Yet, it smells like moss to this day. I mist it really well when the snake is in blue, at other times it kind of dries out. But nearly a year later, it still smells great and I really never clean anything out of it.

So, anyone else use sphagnum moss as a substrate? I'm about to put the remaining few specimens in my collection on it.


   

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