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Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by Hamzaad, Feb 13, 2019.

  1. Hamzaad

    Hamzaad Arachnopeon

    My p.regalis is biting the foam from the back of my exoterra terrarium is this harmful to the T?
  2. CJJon

    CJJon Arachnoknight Active Member

    Probably not.
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  3. Justin H

    Justin H Arachnosquire

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  4. Hamzaad

    Hamzaad Arachnopeon

    Thank you
  5. It’s only harmful if the foam fights back, you’ve been warned.
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  6. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachnoreaper Arachnosupporter

    Honestly, those foam backgrounds that come with the exo terras are absolutely terrible, they look tacky as hell, take up to much space and tarantulas have a penchant for either ripping them apart or finding a way to hide behind them.

    Just remove it, if you really want a background for the enclosure then look into getting cork bark tile. It's half the thickness of the foam backgrounds, looks 1,000x times better, and tarantulas can't chew through it or get behind it.
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  7. EtienneN

    EtienneN Arachnonovelist-musician-artist Arachnosupporter

    I almost got rid of the foam that came with mine, except that my P. metallica seems to hunt crickets as they climb their way up. The flip side of that is of course there are dried up cricket carcasses along the back seam.
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  8. viper69

    viper69 ArachnoGod Old Timer

    They do that...remove it.
  9. FrDoc

    FrDoc Gen. 1:24-25 Arachnosupporter

    Foam, it’s a gateway substance toward further abuse.

    Submitted because all the serious stuff was answered quite adeptly.
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