Finding the ideal bedding for your animal snake, turtle or lizard can be difficult. There are just so many different items where to choose. Reptile bedding is made using a range of materials, everything from tree bark to coconut fiber, so there are a great deal of decisions to make when it comes to purchasing reptile bedding.
The ideal option for your cold-blooded companion depends in big part on the species and sub-species. Preferably, you wish to match your habitat's bedding to the reptiles natural surroundings as very closely as possible. As an example, snakes like substrate made of sand, gravel and stone, wood shavings, and paper items. We specifically like wood shavings because they are 99.9 percent dust-free along with environmentally 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 resembles what they would certainly find on a tropical coastline. Most sand items have a probiotic included that aids to break down organic waste. They maintains your animal's habitat clean and fresh-smelling. You can get sand items in a range of shades, including black, red and yellow, to add a little flair 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 like to place a carpet liner in their animal's habitat. This product can be made use of with most reptiles and can be cut to fit your tank. A carpet liner offers a soft surface area for your animal's underbelly. You can add various other bedding items, such as bark, wood shavings, or moss over the carpet. Animal carpets are simple to mount and also help in decreasing reptile smells. They can be eliminated, rinsed to clean, and reinserted right into your animal habitat.
At Creature Comforts, our knowledgeable staff will be happy to respond to all of your animal reptile questions, including what type of bedding is best for your animal. They can also inspect to see if a specific product is in stock or unique order an item for you. We welcome you to visit our Durango, Colorado shop quickly, and experience the Creature Comforts difference.