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White substrate?

Discussion in 'Scorpions' started by khil, Aug 11, 2018.

  1. khil

    khil Arachnoknight

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    Local scorpadorps are brown and putting them on coco fiber makes them no fun to look at. Are there any lighter colored substrates?
     
  2. AngelDeVille

    AngelDeVille Arachno HoneyBadger Arachnosupporter

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  3. StampFan

    StampFan Arachnobaron Active Member

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    Is that aquarium gravel?
     
  4. StampFan

    StampFan Arachnobaron Active Member

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    I've been researching something similar, trying to find a safe sand for a desert scorp. Don't trust whatever I pick up at the hardware store, and have read different things about calcium, silica, etc. and am thoroughly confused.
     
  5. AngelDeVille

    AngelDeVille Arachno HoneyBadger Arachnosupporter

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    I found it at the local pet store, It's some type of reptile sand, they had reddish/pink and orange and green.

    I didn't feel like buying a #50 bag of sand at home depot, and there is enough for the 6 desert slings through adulthood.
     
  6. darkness975

    darkness975 Brachypelma darknessi Arachnosupporter

    As long as it's not crushed walnut shells, which are lethal to invertebrates.
     
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  7. Dry Desert

    Dry Desert Arachnopeon

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    Just buy free flowing desert sand or childrens play sand - you will have to wash and dry the play sand though.
    Stay away from calci sand and silica sand.