type of sand

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I wouldn't recommend sand if you have a young beardie. They tend to ingest it which causes impaction. Sand also is a lot harder to keep clean and bacteria-free. I would suggest getting some slate tiles or using indoor/outdoor carpet (without loops). Those are all money saving as well.


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The answer to your question: Washed and sifted children's play sand.

Some advice: Don't use it. Any particulate substrate has a very high chance of causing impaction in your beardie, especially in juvenile beardies. You should consider using tiles, reptile carpet, non-adhesive shelf liner, paper towels, unprinted newspaper, anything but sand....
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