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Bearded Dragon Substrate *URGENT*


Well-Known Member
Dec 26, 2018
Location (City and/or State)
New York
[Copied from Beardeddragonforum.org, starting below]


HI, everyone! I just rescued a beardie with MBD. I’m using aspen now, but I don’t like it. I don’t want to use tile or newspaper or paper towels. He can’t lift his cloaca off the ground, so NO SAND! Would alfalfa pellets, Sani-chips, or large river rocks work, or which would be best? Thanks!


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The Dog Trainer
10 Year Member!
Platinum Tortoise Club
Jan 9, 2010
Location (City and/or State)
Southern California
Alfalfa pellets or the compressed grass type bedding will work. I've used sani-chips in the past too. None of these three caused me any problem.

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