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Quick substrate Q

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by VenomousFangs, Dec 10, 2011.

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    Just another noob question, I was wondering about Live Sphagnum Moss substate I chose it over Vermiculite as wanted a more natural look but it's just in a sealed pack with no instructions and I only have experience with the Coco-fibre/Coir blocks, I know that it's meant to be good for humidity and it seems already moist but does it need drying out before use or should I just use it as it is or would it be wise to pour hot water over it to clean it, do I mix it up with the Coir or lay it on top, how do most of you use it?
    Any advice is appreciated
     
  2. MissVenom

    MissVenom Arachnopeon

    it depends on what type of T that you have. If you have one that needs high humidity then moisten it and mix it in the substrate. If you have more of a desert/scrub dweller then dry it out and just arrange it on top of the substrate/hide/decor as you wish.