Finding the best bedding for your animal snake, turtle or lizard can be tough. There are just so several items where to choose. Reptile bedding is made using a selection of products, everything from tree bark to coconut fiber, so there are a lot of choices to make when it comes to purchasing reptile bedding.
The right choice for your cold-blooded friend depends in big part on the species and sub-species. Ideally, you want to match your environment's bedding to the reptiles native environment as very closely as possible. For instance, snakes choose substrate made from sand, gravel and stone, wood shavings, and paper products. We particularly like wood shavings due to the fact that they are 99.9 percent dust-free as well as eco-friendly. Lizards favor 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 combination of sand, silt, and coconut fiber, a mix that simulates what they would certainly find on a tropical beach. Most sand items have a probiotic added that aids to break down natural waste. They maintains your animal's habitat tidy and fresh-smelling. You can get sand items in a selection of tones, consisting of black, red and yellow, to add a little pizzazz to your environment. If you have a pet turtle, you'll wish to get a substrate which contains riverbed sand, to bed imitate the turtle's native environment.
Some reptile owners choose to place a carpet liner in their animal's habitat. This item can be used with most reptiles and can be cut to fit your tank. A carpet liner offers a soft surface for your pet's underbelly. You can include other bedding items, such as bark, wood shavings, or moss over the carpet. Animal carpets are simple to install and also help in reducing reptile odors. They can be gotten rid of, rinsed to clean, and reinserted into your pet habitat.
At For Healthy Pets, our educated team will be happy to respond to each of your pet reptile concerns, including what type of bedding is best for your pet. They can also check to see if a specific product remains in supply or special order a product for you. We invite you to visit our Montgomery, AL shop soon.