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      If I was going to use sand for a desert scorpion would Repti Sand that is used for reptiles be a sufficient sand?

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      No. Reptisand has calcium in it. The general thought right now is that calcium inhibits chitin production, the key componant of the exoskeleton.

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      So just play yard children's sand? Would I just use that or do I have to mix it with something?

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      Personally I would use straight play sand.

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      I think eco earth would work well for a desert sp. I just got one myself and its seames to be thriving on a eco/peat mix

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      I'd use a sand/soil mix.

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      Thank you everyone for your replies! I appreciate all the help. I am currently using eco earth and he seems to be doing well. He has made a burrow deep under some rocks and I haven't seen him in about 24 hours.

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      There ya go!

      Glad the scorp is settling in well.

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