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Ranger94

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I learned that Cypress is bad for ts I came across some big sycamore leaves and was wondering if those are also poisonous because I want to put them in my t's enclosure
 

Arachnoclown

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I use leaf litter with my centipedes but it molds a little...I have to use springtails too. If you keep it dry there shouldn't be a problem. As for your leaf type being toxic or not...cant help you there. I use Ardisia and bamboo leaves.
 

Ranger94

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That is what I was thinking of doing. I saw some for sale & wondered what leaves were safe myself.
Ok after some time I found a list of tree you can and can not use with spiders and sycamore it's safe they said as long as you as long as you clean it up wash it with non-toxic detergent like soap and water and let it air-dry I said you just wash it just in case it's got a parasite or something on it
 

AndrewClayton

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I learned that Cypress is bad for ts I came across some big sycamore leaves and was wondering if those are also poisonous because I want to put them in my t's enclosure
As long as you can safely sterilise things of mites and such it will be safe for your T as you’re T isn’t going to eat it
 

Thistles

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Stay away from evergreens, like pine and cedar as people said. Sycamore can be toxic to pets if ingested, but should be fine for Ts. I do use leaf litter in my enclosures, and have used oak, live oak, birch, magnolia, grape... lots of stuff. Just steer clear of resinous woods like evergreens and clean them before use.
 

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