Any tips on ridding cork bark and substrate of pests? I'm considering freezing before use as a preventative measure
My t is a b. Smithi so maybe mites onto be an issueIf mites show up at some point, they are not harmful to your tarantula, and you can kill them off by temporarily allowing the enclosure to dry out (and thats if you keep a t who needs moist substrate. With dry species it's unlikely you'll get mites).
There are a few species of predatory mites that can parasitise your t. But they tend to only be seen in wild caught T's that already had them