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Zoo Med Aspen Snake Bedding

Zoo Med Aspen Snake Bedding

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    Ordered in August, still going strong!

    By Midnight on Jan 3, 2019

    I have this for my baby garters in their 10gal until I transfer them to a vivarium type bioactive once they're larger. It has lasted really well, and they LOVE how well it holds tunnels!

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    Mold When Wet

    By Andrea on Oct 10, 2018

    I've been using aspen bedding for my kingsnaks for years. However, I almost always have problems with mold when the bedding gets a little wet. No matter, how much I clean out the mold, it always grows more. I can't be the only keeper with this problem.

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  • Ordered in August, still going strong!

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    I have this for my baby garters in their 10gal until I transfer them to a vivarium type bioactive once they're larger. It has lasted really well, and they LOVE how well it holds tunnels!

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  • My corn loves!!!

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    I have bought these shavings before and I loves them!! Chewy got them to me super fast for an amazing price!!! Totally recommend!!!

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  • My Snake's Favorite!

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    This is my snake's favorite bedding! She loves Aspen but specifically this brand. Nice sized bag that lasts a while at a great price.

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  • Always the best choice for snakes

    By on Top 500 Contributor

    Love this product for decades now. So many of my sweet snakes love burrowing in it. Easy clean up when changing out. Dust is lower than other products similar to this one. Would recommend it for all snake enthusiasts.

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  • Softest aspen bedding I have found.

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    Super soft. Not as dusty as other brands. Great for my cornsnake.

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  • Will buy again!!

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    Great product, got a bag for my hognose. He loves it!

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  • Perfect substrate for most snakes

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    I recently discovered the amazing qualities of aspen, and I gotta say I'm impressed! It's easy to spot clean and lasts a long time until you have to replace it or add more. My snakes burrow and create tunnels in the substrate when they're exploring. It doesn't hold humidity very well, so it's perfect for snakes from dry climates, like colubrids and carpet pythons.

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  • Worth the price

    By on Top 250 Contributor

    I use this substrate for my king, ball python and children's python. I only recommend it for these pythons if you use a tub, which keeps the humidity up, while aspen can dry up a glass tank. I tried to substitute Kaytee small animal aspen for this but they smell so bad. This has very little odor, not flat like dried coco fiber so the snakes can burrow if they wish, which my CP does over using a hide. It also absorbs pee very well. One time my king tipped over some water from her bowl after getting too excited over her food. The aspen soaked it up so well that I only need to remove half the aspen. The rest was completely dry. For that same reason, as long as I air out the tubs and mix the I use this substrate for my king, ball python and children's python. I only recommend it for these pythons if you use a tub, which keeps the humidity up, while aspen can dry up a glass tank. I tried to substitute Kaytee small animal aspen for this but they smell so bad. This has very little odor, not flat like dried coco fiber so the snakes can burrow if they wish, which my CP does over using a hide. It also absorbs pee very well. One time my king tipped over some water from her bowl after getting too excited over her food. The aspen soaked it up so well that I only need to remove half the aspen. The rest was completely dry. For that same reason, as long as I air out the tubs and mix the aspen every other day, I don't need to change out the entire tub as much. The main concern most snake owners have is impaction. All of my snakes were fed from rats to baby pinkie mice inside their tubs with no issues. They pooped just fine. Obviously use your own good judgment and try to clear the feeding area in the tub before giving the prey. … more

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  • Versatile Bedding and Great Price

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    Great bedding for any snake that does well on aspen. I've used it for hognose, ratsnakes, and different species of boas. You can't beat the price on Chewy either! A big bag is about half the cost here than at any of my local stores.

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  • Love this bedding! Its my favorite.

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    Very absorbent when your pet does it's business. Hold humidity. And dry in warm areas. Keeps it's shape if you have burrowing snakes or animals. And its looks nice.

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