Finding the ideal bedding for your pet snake, turtle or lizard can be challenging. There are so several products where to select. 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 buying reptile bedding.
The appropriate selection for your cold-blooded buddy depends in big part on the species and sub-species. Ideally, you wish to match your habitat's bedding to the reptiles natural surroundings as very closely as possible. For example, snakes like substrate constructed from sand, gravel and stone, wood shavings, and paper products. We particularly like wood shavings due to the fact that 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 mix of sand, silt, and coconut fiber, a mix that mimics what they would find on a tropical beach. Most sand products have a probiotic added that assists to break down natural waste. They keeps your animal's environment clean and fresh-smelling. You can get sand products in a variety of shades, including black, red and yellow, to add a little style to your environment. If you have a pet turtle, you'll wish to get a substrate which contains riverbed sand, to bed mimic the turtle's natural environment.
Some reptile owners prefer to put a carpet liner in their animal's environment. This item can be made use of 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 set up and also help in minimizing reptile smells. They can be eliminated, rinsed to clean, and reinserted right into your pet environment.
At Rivertown Feed & Pet Country Store, our knowledgeable team will be happy to address each of your animal reptile concerns, including what type of bedding is best for your animal. They can also inspect to see if a specific product remains in stock or special order an item for you. We invite you to visit our Petaluma, CA store soon.