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Clean how often?
    #3218714 - 10/05/04 05:12 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

How often should my terrarium be cleaned to prevent contams?


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Re: Clean how often? [Re: Vagrant]
    #3219633 - 10/05/04 08:41 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Between flushes is a good rule of thumb. Can you describe the terrarium?

Prevention of contams involves more than just cleaning the terrarium, though. Most often problems are caused by the environment outside of the terrarium; airborne contaminants, e.g.


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Re: Clean how often? [Re: Vagrant]
    #3219692 - 10/05/04 08:54 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

It's a 10 gallon aquarium, I believe. I'm using perlite for humidification.


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Re: Clean how often? [Re: Suntzu]
    #3219754 - 10/05/04 09:15 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Sounds good; Using dilute H2O2 in the perlite and cleaning between flushes should be good enough for 'terrarium care'. It's not going to be 100% contam-prevention, but helpful.


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