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Topsoil for me. $2 per bag and never had an issue.
The topsoil holds a surprising amount of moisture. The first time I used it the soil was moist out of the bag. I used it anyways thinking it would dry up quickly. After 2 weeks and almost no progress I dried some and did a rehouse.
Thats a big no go on store bought meat. I do like my steaks rare though.
I’ll absolutely eat fresh killed venison raw occasionally. Its fantastic. Also had some incredible raw Kobe beef once but that's not one of those things I can afford to eat but on a special occasion.
Poecs are pretty big hiders anyways. Its a bit strange for it to not eat though. If its not a mature male then just give it a week and try again. Make sure the water dish is full. If you are really curious to see it out and about try the middle of the night with a red flashlight.
OP I sincerely hope it all works out, and I’m sure it will. I just completed a transaction with them and they shipped to me on 1/7, so they are (or were) shipping.
Being completely honest though it was a total nightmare getting it to happen. I haven’t written a review on it yet because I...
Usually cut up superworms for the slings. Occasionally I’ll give them to adults, but if they don’t take it right away I don’t give them a second chance because I hate losing the superworms in the substrate.
Currently I buy a few dozen crickets once a week and feed them all off in a day or two...