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 Rubber Bowl

I just bought a heavy duty rubber dog dish for my baby red tail boa. I bought it because it was big, cheap, durable, and looked nice in the cage. But I’ve noticed that it has a very slight rubber smell. I was wondering if this smell is bad for my boa?



10/08/12  11:04am

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  Message To: Stirfrycook   In reference to Message Id: 2282404


 Rubber Bowl

In time the smell will go away...usually snakes don’t have any reaction to latex / rubber mild odors. If you like you can soak it in a diluted solution of bleach and water for a few hours...then rinse numerous times. dry and fill. Rubber is somewhat porous so cleaning it like this should be a common maintenance routine anyway to prevent bacteria and other nasties from growing in the bowl ...



10/09/12  03:12am

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  Message To: Cphill58   In reference to Message Id: 2282468


 Rubber Bowl

thank you for your help



10/09/12  09:44am


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