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    Substrate too wet?

    Ok so I'm trying to get my set up right. I'm using a mix of eco earth coconut fiber. The kind that comes in a brick and expands in water, and cypress mulch. My humidity the week I've had it set up is right within range but I'm afraid it might be too wet? It feels moist but not soaking but I don't know what too wet feels like if that makes sense. I've never owned a snake before and I'm terrified of scale rot and just, messing up in general. I can put a layer of just cypress down but if he pushes it around or digs it's not going to make much difference.

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    If you squeeze it does water drip? It should be moist not damp.
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    Re: Substrate too wet?

    No, there's no water dripping when I squeeze it or if I push into it. It's just moist.

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    You need to let them both dry out before using them, if use just prepared (eco earth) or out of the bad (mulch) you have en environment that will lead to scale rot.

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