Finding the right bedding for your animal snake, turtle or lizard can be difficult. There are so various items where to choose. 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 concerns buying reptile bedding.
The right option for your cold-blooded companion depends in huge part on the species and sub-species. Preferably, you want to match your environment's bedding to the reptiles natural environment as very closely as possible. As an example, snakes prefer substrate made from sand, gravel and stone, wood shavings, and paper products. We specifically like wood shavings due to the fact that they are 99.9 percent dust-free along with eco-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 mixture of sand, silt, and coconut fiber, a combination that mimics what they would certainly find on a tropical coastline. Most sand products have a probiotic included that assists to break down organic waste. They keeps your pet's habitat tidy and fresh-smelling. You can get sand products in a variety of shades, including black, red and yellow, to add a little style to your habitat. If you have a pet turtle, you'll wish to get a substrate which contains riverbed sand, to bed simulate the turtle's native environment.
Some reptile owners like to put 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 add other bedding products, such as bark, wood shavings, or moss over the carpet. Pet carpets are easy to set up and also aid in reducing reptile smells. They can be removed, washed to tidy, and reinserted right into your pet habitat.
At Paws Inn Pet Essentials, our knowledgeable personnel will be happy to answer all of your animal reptile concerns, including what type of bedding is best for your pet. They can also inspect to see if a specific item is in stock or special order a product for you. We invite you to visit our Waconia, MN store soon.