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    I read somewhere that you should use newsprint- just the white paper that newspaper is printed on. Do you guys do this, or do you just use regular newspaper that's been printed on?
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    For those who use newspaper for substrate:

    I understand there is a possibility that the colored inks may be toxic, so I try to avoid those altogether, but otherwise I just use normal newspaper.
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    Avoid the "slick" pages that are color saturated. Outside of that, I wouldn't worry too much. We've used regular newspaper for years with a zero-incident record.

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    From everything that I have read, if you use newspaper it should only be news print & not anything with ink on it.

    Also, with the bark, for Balls it is suggested to only use Aspen bark. The other barks can cause problems for your Ball's skin.

    I personally use the reptile-rug & reptile-carpet. They both work really nicely & my new little buddy seems to enjoy them a great deal!

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