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#1 babettebeau

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Posted 13 June 2016 - 04:18 PM

Hello

I have a question on the depth of the substrate (top soil and coconut coir) for the indoor enclosure for two Hermann babies of 1 year old each. I was thinking of a depth of 10cm. Would this be enough deep or just enough and i should make it deeper?

 

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Posted 15 June 2016 - 04:45 AM

Hi Sabrina,

I would go for the substrate a little deeper if you can, more 6/8" as hatchlings do like to dig down on a night time. :)



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Posted 15 June 2016 - 02:07 PM

My babies presently have 2-3 inches. Hermanns only go just under the surface, but it must be humid, so shallower substrate needs more watering :)

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Posted 17 June 2016 - 01:27 PM

I think im that used to having Horsfields, and have their substrate deeper, as you know they dig a lot deeper :lol: I do find it doesn't dry out as fast either. :)



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Posted 17 June 2016 - 01:58 PM

Lol, my horsfields were in very deep substrate too. Normal table tops or rabbit cages were no good for them.




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