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Coco Husk and wood chips? or just coco husk?

Discussion in 'Tortoise Enclosure Substrate' started by Kylohx, Jun 4, 2013.

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  1. Kylohx

    Kylohx New Member 5 Year Member

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    So ive got a nice bucket of prepared coco dirt ready for the table setup should i mix it with some beech chips aswell or just use coco husk and how deep should i make the substrate?

    Thanks!
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    I use only the coconut stuff, coir to be exact.
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    DeanS SULCATA OASIS 5 Year Member

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    I like a 80% coconut bark...20% coco coir combo...in fact, I haven't deviated from it...EVER! :tort:
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    I've done the coco bark and coco coir mix as well. The only difference is that I used more coco coir and less coco bark. Maybe 2/3 coir and 1/3 bark. I like to add the bark because it gives some substance to the coco coir. For walking and digging.
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