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Zilla Ground English Walnut Shell Reptile Bedding, 5-qt bag

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Zilla Ground English Walnut Shell Reptile Bedding is the best choice for desert-dwelling reptiles like bearded dragons, monitors, skinks and uromastyx. The all-natural litter is made from ground English walnut shells to provide an attractive sand substitute that encourages digging and burrowing. Because it's an excellent conductor of heat, this shell-based bedding helps simulate a desert-like habitat that's warm and comfortable for your pet.

Key Benefits
  • Ground English walnut shells replicate natural habitats and create an attractive desert environment.
  • Will not scratch glass like sand and provides excellent heat-conducting substrate.
  • Stimulates natural digging and burrowing behavior and is an excellent heat conductor.
  • Ideal bedding depth in enclosure is 1 to 2-inches, remove and replace bedding monthly.
  • Perfect for desert dwelling reptiles such as: adult bearded dragons, monitors, desert skinks and uromastyx.

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  • Item Number
    97765
  • Litter & Bedding Type

    Walnut

  • Made in

    United States

  • Reptile Type

    Lizard

Instructions

Add to terrarium and landscapes as desired. A depth of 1-2 inches is recommended. Remove animal waste and soiled bedding daily. Replace bedding monthly or as needed.

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  • It's a little sharp

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    I'll admit, I know sand isn't the best substrate for a bearded dragon, especially with their floor-licking habits. But sometimes, reptile carpet is a hassle to keep clean and not aesthetically pleasing like loose substrate. This stuff looks pretty and is supposedly digestible, but I was surprised to learn that the tiny pieces are actually a little rough and sharp when you apply pressure. I can't imagine what it's like in a bearded dragon's tummy. This substrate looks pretty and might be good for potted plants or fairy gardens, but I'm sceptical about its safety in reptile cages. I will continue to look for other alternatives.

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  • Great product for my beardie!!!

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    I love this stuff and so does my beardie! This stuff is so much better than sand, it is not dusty or smelly like the sand at all. I will definitely be using this product again.

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  • Shell Bedding

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    I use this for the bottom of my birdcages. It is clean, dust free, and absorbs liquids and waste without smell. It is AWESOME that Chewy's carries it at such a great price! Can't find it anywhere else at that price and quantity. I Could not live without Chewy's with the huge animal family of domestic and wildlife rescue babies.The only thing I would ask is that Chewy's look at bring on the Higgins International cooked food for Birds or some other cooked food option for all birds. I have been asking for over a year and hopefully you will consider this as it is much more nutritious and healthier for birds than seed.

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  • Perfect for weighted pincushions

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    I don't have a reptile, that wasn't my purpose for purchasing this product. I do make pincushions, and this is perfect for filling those pincushions, and it's kinda like recycling, using ground walnut shells.

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  • Very Nice Substrate

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    My bearded dragon is starting to develop digging habits as she grows closer to one years old. The vet recommended walnut shell substrate to us. This one is very nice as it's not too rough. She enjoys digging herself a little spot at night, and thankfully doesn't seem to be interested in eating the substrate.

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  • Pincushion filler.

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    It's a good product at a great price. Filled the pincushions better than anything else I've used.

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  • Easy to Use

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    This is a wonderful product, providing all the benefits of sand without the heaviness or mess.

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  • we love love love chewy.com

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    My gecko's are in love, I love the color and texture...I will definitely be purchasing this product from chewy.com again in the near future. Chewy has amazing prices for decent size products... Chewy where have you been all of my life ;)

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  • Great substrate

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    My beardie loves this bedding as opposed to sand. It’s softer and holds heat well. My beardie also enjoys burrowing in it as well. No smell and keeps his terranium fresh

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  • comfy cozy

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    I used this for my bearded dragon and she loves it. I keep a heating pad under her tank in the winter ans this stuff warms up nicely so she is nice and cozy.

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