Getting the best bedding for your pet snake, turtle or lizard can be challenging. There are so many different products where to select. Reptile bedding is made using a selection of materials, everything from tree bark to coconut fiber, so there are a great deal of choices to make when it involves purchasing reptile bedding.
The ideal option for your cold-blooded companion depends in huge part on the species and sub-species. Preferably, you intend to match your environment's bedding to the reptiles natural surroundings as closely as possible. For example, snakes like substrate made from sand, gravel and stone, wood shavings, and paper products. We particularly like wood shavings because they are 99.9 percent dust-free as well as environmentally 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 mix of sand, silt, and coconut fiber, a combination that simulates what they would find on a tropical beach. Most sand products have a probiotic included that helps to break down natural waste. They keeps your animal's habitat tidy and fresh-smelling. You can get sand items in a range of shades, consisting of 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 mimic the turtle's natural environment.
Some reptile owners prefer to put a carpet liner in their pet's environment. This item can be utilized with most reptiles and can be cut to fit your tank. A carpet liner provides a soft surface area for your pet's underbelly. You can include various other bedding products, such as bark, wood shavings, or moss over the carpet. Animal carpets are simple to set up and also help in lowering reptile odors. They can be eliminated, rinsed to tidy, and reinserted into your animal environment.
At Adventure Pets, our educated personnel will be happy to answer each of your pet reptile inquiries, including what type of bedding is best for your pet. They can also inspect to see if a particular item remains in supply or special order an item for you. We invite you to visit our Mandeville, LA store soon.