Discovering the ideal bedding for your animal snake, turtle or lizard can be challenging. There are so various products from which to pick. Reptile bedding is made using a variety of materials, everything from tree bark to coconut fiber, so there are a great deal of decisions to make when it comes to purchasing reptile bedding.
The ideal option for your cold-blooded companion depends in huge part on the species and sub-species. Ideally, you want to match your habitat's bedding to the reptiles native environment as very closely as possible. For example, snakes choose substrate constructed from sand, gravel and stone, wood shavings, and paper products. We specifically like wood shavings because they are 99.9 percent dust-free as well as eco-friendly. Lizards prefer to sleep on sand and gravel. Desert-dwellers, such as bearded dragons and skinks like walnut wheels that are ground into a sand-like consistency. Hermit crabs like a mixture of sand, silt, and coconut fiber, a mix that resembles what they would certainly find on a tropical beach. Most sand products have a probiotic included that assists to break down organic waste. They maintains your animal's environment tidy and fresh-smelling. You can get sand products in a range of shades, including black, red and yellow, to add a little oomph to your environment. If you have a pet turtle, you'll intend to get a substrate that contains riverbed sand, to bed simulate the turtle's native environment.
Some reptile owners favor to place a carpet liner in their pet's environment. This product can be utilized with most reptiles and can be cut to fit your tank. A carpet liner offers a soft surface area for your animal's underbelly. You can include other bedding items, such as bark, wood shavings, or moss over the carpet. Animal carpets are simple to mount and also assist in minimizing reptile smells. They can be gotten rid of, rinsed to clean, and reinserted right into your animal habitat.
At Healthy Pet Aurora, our experienced personnel will be happy to answer all of your pet reptile questions, including what type of bedding is best for your animal. They can also check to see if a certain product remains in supply or special order a product for you. We invite you to visit our Aurora, IL shop soon.