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Old 12-17-14, 05:04 PM   #107 (permalink)
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Re: Dangerous pet products that should never be used for pets

Originally Posted by CosmicOwl View Post
I wouldn't use pine as a bedding, because if probably isn't kiln dried and the dust would be a problem. That being said, a snake isn't going to die from coming into contact with any kind of pine. Snakes hide in pine trees/under pine bark in the wild, so they have to have some tolerance to the oils.
the problem with pine is the phenols in the sap - its this that is toxic.
Out in the wild they're in a big open space and not in a tiny box with tiny vents in someones house where theres no escape from it.

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