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    Is printed newspaper a safe substrate to use for reptiles? It's probably the most cost effective substrate there is.. but I want to be sure it's safe before trying it. What about color printed vs black and white printed?

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    Printed newspaper as a substrate

    its perfectly safe, ALOT of people use it,its alot more easy than just about anyother substrate out there.I use the black and white printed but im sure the colored is just as safe
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    Generally people use the b/w printed. I just use paper towles with mine.

    EDIT: See I told you they were in there
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    I use paper towels now.. but newspaper is even cheaper. Some people say color print is fine.. some don't, that's how it is everywhere it seems.

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    Oh.. and I love the gaboon avatar. Gaboon vipers are my absolute favorite snake in the world.. Someday, when I have my own zoo, I'll have one.

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    i used eco earth for the longest time but i decided not to just becuase of $$$ reasons.Its alot easyier to spot poo on newspaper too
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    Well, The Gaboon is my favourite hot as well. Just go into your profile and get a Gaboon avatar for yourself They have a couple in there I think. Thats where I got mine
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    those patterns rock !! they also have those cool big beefy heads .
    0.1 Albino Redtail Boa--Ruby
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    0.1 Ball Python--Rebel. (Shes a mom now !)
    0.1 Ball Python--Roxy.
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    1.0 Sonoran Gopher Snake--Wild Thang

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    There now I have one too.

    I love short fat snakes. lol I want to get a blood python at some point.. body type wise, they look the most like gaboons.

    April
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