Finding the ideal bedding for your pet snake, turtle or lizard can be difficult. 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 concerns purchasing reptile bedding.
The appropriate choice for your cold-blooded companion depends in big part on the species and sub-species. Preferably, you want to match your environment's bedding to the reptiles native environment as very closely as possible. For instance, snakes like substrate made of sand, gravel and stone, wood shavings, and paper products. We especially like wood shavings because they are 99.9 percent dust-free in addition to environmentally friendly. Lizards choose 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 blend of sand, silt, and coconut fiber, a combination that resembles what they would certainly find on a tropical beach. Most sand items have a probiotic included that assists to break down organic waste. They keeps your animal's habitat clean and fresh-smelling. You can get sand products in a selection of colors, consisting of black, red and yellow, to add a little pizzazz to your habitat. If you have a pet turtle, you'll intend 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 pet's environment. This item can be used with most reptiles and can be cut to fit your tank. A carpet liner gives 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. Pet carpets are very easy to mount and also help in lowering reptile odors. They can be gotten rid of, washed to tidy, and reinserted right into your pet habitat.
At Paws Inn Pet Essentials, our educated personnel will be happy to address all of your pet reptile questions, including what type of bedding is best for your pet. They can also check to see if a particular item remains in stock or special order a product for you. We invite you to visit our Waconia, MN shop soon.