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Getting the ideal bedding for your animal snake, turtle or lizard can be difficult. There are so many different items where to pick. Reptile bedding is made using a range 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 right selection for your cold-blooded companion depends in large part on the species and sub-species. Preferably, you want to match your environment's bedding to the reptiles native environment as closely as possible. As an example, snakes choose substrate made of sand, gravel and stone, wood shavings, and paper items. We especially like wood shavings due to the fact that they are 99.9 percent dust-free as well as eco-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 mixture of sand, silt, and coconut fiber, a combination that resembles what they would certainly find on a tropical beach. Most sand products have a probiotic included that assists to break down natural waste. They maintains your pet's environment tidy and fresh-smelling. You can get sand products in a variety of hues, consisting of black, red and yellow, to add a little pizzazz to your environment. If you have an animal turtle, you'll wish to get a substrate that contains riverbed sand, to bed simulate the turtle's natural environment. Some reptile owners like to put a carpet liner in their pet's habitat. This item can be used with most reptiles and can be cut to fit your tank. A carpet liner gives a soft surface area for your animal's underbelly. You can add other bedding items, such as bark, wood shavings, or moss over the carpet. Pet carpets are easy to set up and also help in lowering reptile odors. They can be eliminated, washed to clean, and reinserted into your pet environment. At Liz's Pet Shop, our experienced team 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 specific item is in stock or special order a product for you. We welcome you to visit our Chicago, IL store soon.


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