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Old 07-02-2019, 05:58 PM
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Default Re: Avocado tree for a creative Viv?

Originally Posted by Kinstrome View Post
Avocadoes contain persin, a fungicidal toxin that is poisonous to a lot of big mammals and birds.

I couldn't find definitive answer about reptiles, probably because reptiles and food-growing plants don't usually interact.

There is a post on Reptile Forums about avocadoes being dangerous, but after reading it I don't recall anyone actually providing any evidence that it was dangerous to reptiles. One user says that they found out avocadoes were a big "no" for bearded dragons, but doesn't cite anything.

I'll do more research and edit in what I find, but I would probably not put the tree in a viv. At least, delay it until we know more.

Thanks for your time.I definitely do want to be 100% sure when trying anything. I donít want to lose my 6y/o crestie to a tree

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