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Eco-friendly and renewable coconut husk reptile beddingSubstrate is also ideal for a variety of amphibians and invertebratesCoconut fiber bedding helps to maintain proper humidity levels in your terrariumOld or soiled substrate can be composted or recycled after use
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Is this product pest free? Another type of bedding product I've tried had mites.

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It is not pest free. I mean it doesn't come with pests obviously but it may attract pests (like most substrates).
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I ended up with hundreds of small black bugs in my frogs tank after using this product and they were not there before.
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I'm not certain that it is. Our boa ended up with mites and we have no other reptiles. I can't be 100% certain that this is where they came from, but I'm opting to go with CocoSoft because it is labeled as "always parasite free".
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I haven't seen any bugs in the eco earth that I have.
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Can I use this substrate in my leopard geckos habitat, even if they are single and not laying eggs?

I have two seperated leopard geckos, calcium sand is not working for us we want a more natural approach to their large enclosures.
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No, it's more for crested geckos and toads. Use paper towels or reptile carpet.
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I mixed this with calcium sand for my hermit crabs. They seem to like it. I think its good for them. You get a lot and its well worth the price. Its good for hiding and looks more like an outdoor habitat.
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It isn't a good idea to use sand or anything with fine particles such as this, as there is a high risk of impaction. I would suggest using Repti-Bark. It is a natural looking choice and is safe, as the particles are too big for the leopard gecko to swallow.
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Is it safe if my snake swallows some while eating?

I'm referring to the coconut fiber bedding. My snake always swallows substrate when swallowing her rabbits.
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Their is a very little chance of eco earth impacting a snake, so you are most likely okay!
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No, if he eats to much he will get backed up, and possibly need to have surgery to remove it. My chameleon died this way.
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it could clog up his intestines... JUST KIDDING! it is just fine
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Can you use the Eco Earth Coconut fibers to breed crickets with? Instead of soil?

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Yes, this substrate is equal to soil, but i'd go for this stuff, easier to maintain and you'll get better results, trust me. If u are using these to feed your reptile/amphibian make sure to buy gutloader and cricket water. Fluker's is a good brand.
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Yes
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no it will cill the crickets
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Wil a bag of Eco Earth Loose Coconut Fiber be enough for a 5.5 gallon aquarium for hermit crabs?

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Nope, because you shouldn't have hermit crabs in a 5.5 gallon aquarium, atleast a 10 gallon, a ten gallon should have 2-3 crabs in it, whilst a 5.5 gallon could only have one....if u only have one it will die, so stick to the 10 gallon rule, 6 inches of substrate! Also, You could fill a 10 gallon with that, but i'd get the large bag, just to make sure and you'll have extra too, for the next
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No you need at least 6 inches high of eco earth or playsand from the hardware store
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Hissing cockroaches

can this be used for hissing cockroaches for bedding?
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Yes, The best for them! Most natural-like and eco friendly!
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Can live terrarium plant grow and live in this stuff ?????

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Yes and No, Plants like Lucky Bamboo could, but really leafy terrarium plants need extra supplements like unfertilized top soil. You could do a 50/50 mix of both, u could also try fern substrate if top soil isn't possible. Make sure it's unfertilized because if it is, it will kill your pet!
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frog eyed geckos

Can the eco earth be used for them?I don't want to use sand because of reviews I've read on sand getting inpact on reptiles
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Well, it's for holding in humidity and their is still a posibillity of impaction with this. What i would do if you really wanted this is use it as a substrate, but take your gecko out to feed her/him
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Is this okay for a Jumping Spider?

I'm planning on getting a jumping spider and I don't know what type of bedding to use and was wondering if this would be okay for him?
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Yes, Actually Coconut Fiber (Eco Earth) is the best substrate on the markets for jumping spiders!
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how many pounds is 24 quarts

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44 quarts
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Can i use this for my ball python?

I have a female ball python and will move her to a bigger tank soon and i was wondering if i could use this for her. I do not feed her inside the terrarium because i don't want her to associate me opening the lid with feeding. thank you i appreciate all responses
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