Discovering the appropriate bedding for your animal snake, turtle or lizard can be tough. There are just so many different 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 lot of choices to make when it comes to getting reptile bedding.
The appropriate 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 natural environment as carefully as possible. As an example, snakes choose substrate made from sand, gravel and stone, wood shavings, and paper items. We particularly like wood shavings due to the fact that 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 uniformity. 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 organic waste. They maintains your pet's habitat tidy and fresh-smelling. You can get sand products in a selection of colors, including black, red and yellow, to add a little style to your habitat. If you have an animal turtle, you'll want to get a substrate that contains riverbed sand, to bed simulate the turtle's natural surroundings.
Some reptile owners like to place a carpet liner in their animal's environment. This item can be made use of with most reptiles and can be cut to fit your tank. A carpet liner gives a soft surface for your animal's underbelly. You can include other bedding products, such as bark, wood shavings, or moss over the carpet. Animal carpets are simple to install and also help in lowering reptile odors. They can be eliminated, rinsed to tidy, and reinserted right into your pet environment.
At Bill's Wonderland of Pets, our educated staff will be happy to address all of your animal reptile inquiries, including what type of bedding is best for your pet. They can also inspect to see if a particular item is in supply or special order an item for you. We welcome you to visit our Magnolia, NJ store soon.