$1.40 – $2.40 (inc GST)
Sola is the lightest wood in the world and is even softer than balsa! A similar texture to popcorn, you can dint it with your nail, so small parrots love chewing at the satisfying pieces. Because these stems are so light, they can be easily held as foot toys. Alternatively, you can thread onto wire, cord or a skewer to make your own toy. You can also put these in your birds foraging tray or refillable holder toy (eg Hide n Seek, Buffet Ball or Baffle Cage). While these parts do not come with a pre-drilled hole, the sola is so soft, that it’s easy to poke a hole with a skewer, screwdriver or similar.
Each (AEA) Sola Stem measures roughly 10cm long and 2 to 2.5cm in diameter, while the Super Bird ones are a little shorter at 8cm long. These are listed individually, so you can purchase the quantity that you want in plain, dyed and bark options. The AEA option of dyed sola is coloured in Australia, by me using food safe dyes. These are the standard (larger) size sola stems. The coloured sola stems from Super Bird also use food safe dyes and are coloured in America. They are slightly shorter stems and a bit lighter in colour (see the last product photos for comparison).
Wanting to purchase in ‘bulk’? See this product for quantities of 20-25. Sola is safe for all breeds, but quickly destroyed by larger/destructive parrots. Also check out the new small, regular and large Sola Balls, which are more suitable for larger parrots.
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