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Calgrit Perth

Discussion in 'Turtle Supplies & Equipment' started by scottr0076, Aug 12, 2017.

  1. scottr0076

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    G'day everyone, so basically I have exhausted all avenues to find a regular supplier of calgrit in Perth, without having to spend a fortune importing it from the eastern states. Has anybody got any ideas. I can get hold of crushed standard limestone quite easy but calgrit from Unimin, impossible.
     
  2. Steve Applin

    Steve Applin Adult Turtle

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    Last time I got calgrit in Perth I got it from a pet shop who are now closed.

    My second option, had I not found it at a pet shop, was a produce store. When you ask, keep in mind there are several different types of grit which are fed to chickens, and you need to specify that you want 100% calcium carbonate.
     
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  3. scottr0076

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    Hey Steve , what product did you get from the produce store?
     
  4. Steve Applin

    Steve Applin Adult Turtle

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    I didn't. I got it from Midland Pet and Aquarium Centre before it closed. At the time it was them or a produce store that I had found, I can't remember which. My sister keeps chickens and I've texted her to ask where she gets her grit from. I'll post the answer when I get it from her.
     
  5. scottr0076

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    Cheers mate.
     
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  6. Steve Applin

    Steve Applin Adult Turtle

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    Try City Farmers, just make sure you specify 100% calcium carbonate.
     
  7. scottr0076

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    Roger. I used to be able to get calgrit as well. I'm looking at limestone sand now.
     
  8. Montana

    Montana Hatchling Turtle

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    Does anyone know where to get calgrit in New South Wales?

    Cheers.
    Sorry, I must have sent it twice.

    I don’t know why :rolleyes:
     
  9. Aussiepride83

    Aussiepride83 Senior Turtle

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  10. Montana

    Montana Hatchling Turtle

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    Thanks, but I finally have found how to order from Amazing Amazon.

    Thanks anyway Kev!