Finding the best bedding for your pet snake, turtle or lizard can be tough. There are so several products from which to pick. Reptile bedding is made using a range of products, everything from tree bark to coconut fiber, so there are a lot of choices to make when it involves purchasing reptile bedding.
The best option for your cold-blooded buddy depends in large part on the species and sub-species. Ideally, you wish to match your habitat's bedding to the reptiles natural environment as very closely as possible. As an example, snakes choose substrate constructed from sand, gravel and stone, wood shavings, and paper items. We particularly like wood shavings because they are 99.9 percent dust-free along with 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 combination of sand, silt, and coconut fiber, a combination that resembles what they would find on a tropical beach. Most sand products have a probiotic included that assists to break down natural waste. They keeps your animal's habitat clean and fresh-smelling. You can get sand products in a selection of shades, consisting of black, red and yellow, to add a little oomph to your environment. If you have a pet turtle, you'll wish to get a substrate that contains riverbed sand, to bed imitate the turtle's native environment.
Some reptile owners choose to put a carpet liner in their pet's environment. This item can be utilized with most reptiles and can be cut to fit your tank. A carpet liner offers a soft surface for your pet'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 aid in decreasing reptile smells. They can be removed, washed to tidy, and reinserted into your pet habitat.
At The Grooming Place Pet Shop, our educated team will be happy to address each of your animal reptile questions, including what type of bedding is best for your pet. They can also inspect to see if a particular product remains in stock or special order a product for you. We invite you to visit our Chester, MD store soon.