Snake Substrate

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  1. Foozil

    Foozil Active Member

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    G'day,

    Is Kritters Krumble a suitable substrate for a yearling diamond python and/or a hatchling stimsons python?

    Thanks,
     
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    BredliFreak Well-Known Member

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    Hi Foozil,

    I use Kritter's Krumble for my carpet pythons and they seem fine, and I'm sure it would be suitable for stimson's as well.

    Bredli
     
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    I'm by far no expert, but I use the fine Kritter Krumbles for my Roughie (not quite 2 years, see my pic) and remove from the tank for feeding, just to be safe. I have had no dramas at all with smells or compaction, so I am happy. Most people seem to use paper towel or newspaper though, but up to you...
     
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    Bl69aze Well-Known Member

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    I use paper towel for small enclosures or click clacks, then move to critters crumbles and it works awesome :)
     
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    It'll be fine. I've been using fine Kritter's Crumble for my young S.W. Carpet Python since it was roughly four months old. There's been no issues. I don't take my snakes out of their enclosures to feed. I have a friend who has a young Stimson's that I bought for them as a gift. It's on the same substrate and has never been taken out for a feed either. Still going strong.

    Have you seen wild snake scats? They're full of bark, sticks, sometimes worse things, and yet there's still plenty of snakes in the bush.
     
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    Awesome, thanks everyone!
     
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    I prefer the coarse keitter crumble due to the reduced small bits


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    Pauls_Pythons Subscriber Subscriber Power Seller

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    While I dont use KK at all so my comments may not be valid I do keep Diamonds.
    I keep mine on paper towel or newspaper till 2 years old.
     
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