Vote for BP.Net for the 2013 Forum of the Year! Click here for more info.

» Site Navigation

» Home
 > FAQ

» Online Users: 355

13 members and 342 guests
Most users ever online was 3,642, 05-08-2016 at 08:50 AM.


» Today's Birthdays

» Stats

Members: 63,691
Threads: 237,611
Posts: 2,467,821
Top Poster: JLC (31,652)
Welcome to our newest member, caseymcevoy14

View Poll Results: What Substrate do you use

Voters
86. You may not vote on this poll
  • Coconut Husk (Eco Earth)

    18 20.93%
  • Aspen Shavings

    21 24.42%
  • Reptile Prime

    10 11.63%
  • Cypress Mulch

    15 17.44%
  • Peat Moss

    0 0%
  • Orchid Bark

    0 0%
  • Artificial Turf

    0 0%
  • Reptichip

    12 13.95%
  • Carpet Bedding (Eco Carpet)

    2 2.33%
  • Newspaper

    9 10.47%
  • Paper Towels/Shop Towels

    15 17.44%
  • A Mixture of Different Substrates

    9 10.47%
  • Other

    8 9.30%
Multiple Choice Poll.
Page 2 of 5 FirstFirst 12345 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 41
  1. #11
    Registered User Jakethesnake69's Avatar
    Join Date
    06-24-2018
    Location
    Washington State
    Posts
    322
    Thanks
    110
    Thanked 300 Times in 184 Posts
    Images: 4
    Reptile Prime for my snakes.
    2018 female Pastel Yellow Belly(Athena), 2018 male Banana Pinstripe(Ronin), 2018 female (Hypo) Boa(Harley Quinn), 2018 male Coral Albino Jungle Kahl Boa(Prometheus)

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to Jakethesnake69 For This Useful Post:

    EL-Ziggy (02-15-2019)

  3. #12
    BPnet Senior Member AbsoluteApril's Avatar
    Join Date
    03-05-2014
    Location
    Utah
    Posts
    1,690
    Thanks
    1,794
    Thanked 1,827 Times in 983 Posts
    I currently use:
    ball pythons - plain newsprint paper
    boas - single face corrugated
    colubrids, ATBs and blood python - reptile prime
    ****
    For the Horde!

  4. #13
    Telling it like it is! Deborah's Avatar
    Join Date
    09-28-2006
    Posts
    23,526
    Thanks
    5,785
    Thanked 18,243 Times in 8,602 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Images: 6
    Created a poll for you

  5. The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to Deborah For This Useful Post:

    EL-Ziggy (02-15-2019),KevinK (02-01-2019),mandymg86 (02-01-2019),Skeptiball (03-16-2019)

  6. #14
    Registered User Jellybeans's Avatar
    Join Date
    12-08-2018
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    1,283
    Thanks
    28
    Thanked 410 Times in 301 Posts

    Re: What Do You Use?

    I only have a BP and use the coconut fiber

    Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk

  7. #15
    Registered User FollowTheSun's Avatar
    Join Date
    11-15-2018
    Posts
    361
    Thanks
    572
    Thanked 479 Times in 224 Posts
    For the BP enclosure I use a mixture of Forest Floor Bedding and unscented cat/rodent pellet litter made from recycled newspaper. It has made a huge difference for odor control. At shed time I only use the forest floor bedding because the newspaper pellets tend to suck the humidity out of the air.

    For my ratsnake I use only Forest Floor bedding. She doesn't stink nearly as much as Spot (sorry Spot) and she will sometimes burrow under it.
    Last edited by FollowTheSun; 02-01-2019 at 12:18 PM.
    Our familiy: Noodle the albino ratsnake; Spot the Banana BP, Lucy the massive pinstripe BP, Harold the panther chameleon, Poppy the hedgehog, Bob and Ross the beta fish, Maya the dog, Max and Momo the cats, Tauntaun the Light Brahma Chicken (lives at the high school barn), two teenagers, and a very nice partner, all well-loved and cared for.

  8. #16
    Registered User Treeman's Avatar
    Join Date
    01-26-2019
    Posts
    150
    Thanks
    16
    Thanked 122 Times in 78 Posts

    Re: What Do You Use?

    The poll says that 1 person voted for "other". I wonder what he or she is using?

  9. #17
    BPnet Veteran Ax01's Avatar
    Join Date
    06-14-2015
    Location
    Emerald City
    Posts
    5,683
    Thanks
    2,380
    Thanked 5,435 Times in 3,052 Posts
    Reptichips for the BP's, newspaper for their breeding or when substrate gets low. papertowel for babies. aspen for Colubrids.


    Edit: also i use EcoEarth for my Coxi. i wanna try ReptilePrime tho, at least for the (non-baby) BP's.
    Last edited by Ax01; 02-01-2019 at 03:03 PM.
    ^ Look! My new avatar!!

    Wicked ones now on IG & FB!6292

    Seaside Serpents & Exotics (SSEx) clutch one, two and three.

  10. #18
    Registered User e_nigma's Avatar
    Join Date
    01-26-2019
    Location
    Olympic Peninsula, WA
    Posts
    78
    Thanks
    285
    Thanked 64 Times in 38 Posts
    Images: 4

    Re: What Do You Use?

    Cypress Mulch, transitioning to Coconut, for BP.

    Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
    Semper Fidelis Tyrannosaurus - "Always faithful terrible lizard."

  11. #19
    Registered User MarkL1561's Avatar
    Join Date
    01-31-2015
    Posts
    117
    Thanks
    118
    Thanked 114 Times in 57 Posts

    Re: What Do You Use?

    I do a layer of eco earth topped with coconut fiber. Recently tried reptichip and itís pretty good but I had to pick plastic out of it. So far the best coconut fiber Iíve gotten is Kritters crumble on Amazon. Itís much higher quality imo softer, no plastic, and looks nicer.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

  12. The Following User Says Thank You to MarkL1561 For This Useful Post:

    Skeptiball (03-16-2019)

  13. #20
    Registered User Dianne's Avatar
    Join Date
    08-26-2018
    Location
    Virginia
    Posts
    1,128
    Thanks
    2,686
    Thanked 1,331 Times in 769 Posts
    Images: 17

    Re: What Do You Use?

    I use paper towels in my quarantine tubs, but everyone else is on cotton sheets or towels. Cleanup us easy and the sheets are reusable, just scrape solids into the trash and throw the sheets into the wash.
    Other Snakes:
    Duncan
    - 1992 0.1 Bci; Hudson 1988 1.0 Colombian rainbow; Yang 2002 1.0 Corn snake; Merlin 2000 1.0 Solomon Island ground boa; ??? 2015 1.0 Diamond Jungle Jaguar carpet python

    Ball pythons:
    Eli 1990 1.0 Normal; Buttercup 2015 1.0 Albino; Artemis 2015 0.1 Dragonfly; Orion 2015 1.0 Banana Pinstripe; Button 2018 1.0 Blue Eyed Lucy; Piper 2018 0.1 Piebald; Belle 2018 0.1 Lemonblast; Sabrina 2017 0.1 Mojave; Selene 2017 0.1 Banana Mojave; Loki 2018 1.0 Pastel Mystic Potion; Cuervo 2018 1.0 Banana Piebald; Claude 2017 1.0 Albino Pastel Spider; Penelope 2016 0.1 Lesser

Page 2 of 5 FirstFirst 12345 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.2.1