Finding the right bedding for your pet snake, turtle or lizard can be challenging. There are just so various items from which to pick. Reptile bedding is made using a variety of materials, everything from tree bark to coconut fiber, so there are a great deal of choices to make when it pertains to purchasing reptile bedding.
The best 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 favor substrate made from sand, gravel and stone, wood shavings, and paper items. We particularly like wood shavings because 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 blend of sand, silt, and coconut fiber, a mix that imitates what they would certainly find on a tropical coastline. Most sand items have a probiotic included that assists to break down natural waste. They maintains your animal's environment clean and fresh-smelling. You can get sand items in a selection of tones, consisting of black, red and yellow, to add a little style to your habitat. If you have an animal turtle, you'll wish to get a substrate which contains riverbed sand, to bed imitate the turtle's natural surroundings.
Some reptile owners choose to place a carpet liner in their pet's habitat. This item can be utilized with most reptiles and can be cut to fit your tank. A carpet liner offers a soft surface area for your pet's underbelly. You can include various other bedding items, such as bark, wood shavings, or moss over the carpet. Pet carpets are simple to set up and also assist in minimizing reptile smells. They can be eliminated, rinsed to clean, and reinserted into your pet environment.
At Rutherford Pet Supply, our knowledgeable team will be happy to respond to all of your pet reptile concerns, including what type of bedding is best for your animal. They can also check to see if a specific product is in stock or special order an item for you. We invite you to visit our Spindale Rutherfordton, NC shop soon.