Getting the ideal bedding for your animal snake, turtle or lizard can be difficult. There are so several products from which to pick. Reptile bedding is made using a selection of materials, everything from tree bark to coconut fiber, so there are a lot of decisions to make when it comes to buying reptile bedding.
The best choice for your cold-blooded buddy depends in big part on the species and sub-species. Preferably, you want to match your environment's bedding to the reptiles natural environment as closely as possible. For instance, snakes choose substrate made from sand, gravel and stone, wood shavings, and paper items. We specifically like wood shavings because they are 99.9 percent dust-free along with 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 mixture of sand, silt, and coconut fiber, a mix that imitates what they would find on a tropical coastline. Most sand items have a probiotic included that aids to break down organic waste. They maintains your pet's environment clean and fresh-smelling. You can get sand items in a selection of tones, including black, red and yellow, to add a little style to your environment. If you have a pet turtle, you'll want to get a substrate that contains riverbed sand, to bed imitate the turtle's natural surroundings.
Some reptile owners choose to put a carpet liner in their animal's habitat. This item can be made use of with most reptiles and can be cut to fit your tank. A carpet liner provides 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 simple to mount and also help in minimizing reptile smells. They can be gotten rid of, washed to tidy, and reinserted into your pet habitat.
At Rutherford Pet Supply, our educated staff will be happy to respond to each of your pet reptile questions, including what type of bedding is best for your pet. They can also check to see if a particular product is in supply or special order an item for you. We invite you to visit our Spindale Rutherfordton, NC shop soon.