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Discovering the best bedding for your pet snake, turtle or lizard can be difficult. There are so several items where to pick. Reptile bedding is made using a selection of materials, everything from tree bark to coconut fiber, so there are a lot of choices to make when it comes to getting reptile bedding.
The best choice for your cold-blooded buddy depends in huge part on the species and sub-species. Ideally, you wish to match your environment's bedding to the reptiles natural environment as closely as possible. As an example, snakes choose substrate made of sand, gravel and stone, wood shavings, and paper items. We specifically like wood shavings due to the fact that they are 99.9 percent dust-free in addition to eco-friendly. Lizards like 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 combination that imitates what they would certainly find on a tropical beach. Most sand items have a probiotic added that aids to break down natural waste. They keeps your animal's environment tidy and fresh-smelling. You can get sand products in a range of tones, consisting of black, red and yellow, to add a little oomph to your habitat. If you have a pet turtle, you'll want to get a substrate which contains riverbed sand, to bed imitate the turtle's native environment.
Some reptile owners prefer to place a carpet liner in their animal's environment. This product can be used with most reptiles and can be cut to fit your tank. A carpet liner provides a soft surface for your animal's underbelly. You can include various other bedding items, such as bark, wood shavings, or moss over the carpet. Animal carpets are simple to install and also help in minimizing reptile odors. They can be removed, washed to tidy, and reinserted into your animal habitat.
At One Stop Country Pet Supply, our experienced 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 item is in stock or special order a product for you. We invite you to visit our Keene, NH shop soon.