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Hey I was just wondering if you could use spray foam and I don't mean put paint or silicone on it I just mean spray foam I was wondering if it was safe
 

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What are you planning to use it for (purpose, enclosure type and animal)? Also, what kind of spray foam are you talking about (this could refer to anything from insulation to carpet shampoo, lol)?
 

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i've never owned a newt or salamander, will be trying my first soon, but i have used spray pond foam (black) many times in many different tanks, with inhabitants ranging from dwarf african frogs to shrimp, to fish, and i've never had any issues with it... aside from getting it all over my hands. expect to rock the black finger nail look for the next couple of weeks. that being said, id wait till someone with actual caudata experience to step in.
 

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no, i usually use it hold 3d backgrounds, but there is plenty left exposed on the sides to cause an issue if it was going to, as of yet, i haven't had any. i also want to say that its safer if you don't cut into it after drying, at least that's what i've read, but i always hack away at it after, and still no issues.
 
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