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Chinchilla Tanning Advice Needed

Discussion in 'Tanning' started by allis, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. allis

    allis Member

    So, I've been gifted a dead pet chinchilla and would love to know if there's anything special I have to worry about with tanning and mounting.
    I know that while living chinchillas should not get wet. Is it ok if they get wet when they're dead? Is a basic Formic acid pickle ok? Can I do an immersion tan?
    Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
     
  2. cedarhill

    cedarhill Member

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    I tanned one a few months ago and used safety acid, formic is very harse so be careful but will have the same results. The skin was very thin and fragile like a muskrat and I used lutan F and it was great. good luck