Mites in Coconut Husk Substrate?

We have honestly found coco to be the best for our snakes regarding sheds and cleanliness. We have established a routine of cleaning and spraying mite preventative and reptile spray to prevent infestations no matter where it comes from. I have noticed the knats before and we prevent or keep those gone with a flying bug thing from HotShot, I think. Its a pest strip that hangs in our rat and snake rooms. I think most of the breeders i had spoken with narrowed it down to (suspecting) the coco as being the source of the mites due to them having no new incoming snakes, not visiting other breeders or stores due to quarantine with COVID and it depends on your area but a lot of places weren’t letting people leave their house but for essential items. It was just a thought and a discussion on if anyone else had thought they had the same experience.

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I have never seen mites in any of the substrate I have bought. I just cleaned Tiberius terrarium today. This is the brand I used.

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Ive had this happen 3 times now… so weird, its only ever one snake, and it never seems to.spread. just had another one tonight. Only 1 snake, nobody else affected, no new snakes in in MONTHS…

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