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Old 06-05-18, 03:21 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: New Burmese python enclosure (need help)

Originally Posted by ClockwerkBonnet View Post
Hold up... how long IS that snake? Do you think it can fit in the enclosure? If so, keep in mind that Burmese pythons get huge and will eventually outgrow their cages.

Also, pine products can be dusty, so long-term exposure may cause lung issues in the snake. I'm not entirely sure what to say about the linoleum and silicone because I've never tried to build my own enclosure, unfortunately.
I am sure he is building an enclosure to house an adult burmese. It is common practice for people to build enclosures for giant snakes that they won't outgrow.

To the OP: If treated and sealed properly, the pine would be safe. I think it is fresh pine, related to the sap, that has been shown to be toxic to some animals. Pine shavings are not fully treated, so it is thought they can be dangerous with prolonged exposure.
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