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Zoo Med Eco Earth Compressed Coconut Fiber Expandable Reptile Substrate, 3 count

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Zoo Med Eco Earth Compressed Coconut Fiber Expandable Reptile Substrate is a compressed coconut fiber made from the husks of coconuts. It’s an eco-friendly, renewable resource that can be safely composted or recycled into potted plants and gardens. This substrate is ideal for a naturalistic terrarium setups and great for all types of reptiles, amphibians, small animals or insects. Use it damp to increase humidity in an enclosure for tropical species. Each Eco Earth brick makes 7-8 liters of substrate.

Key Benefits
  • The ideal substrate for naturalistic terrarium type set-ups incorporating reptiles, amphibians, or invertebrates.
  • Use it damp for tropical species as it naturally absorbs and breaks down odor and waste products.
  • Can be used dry for desert species or mixed with organic fertilizer for the perfect Vivaria soil.
  • Made from an eco-friendly renewable resource, it can also be safely composted or recycled.
  • Available in loose and compressed brick.

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  • Item Number
    96194
  • Litter & Bedding Type

    Coconut Fiber

  • Reptile Type

    Tortoise, Insect, Snake, Hermit Crab, Frog & Newt, Lizard

Instructions
  • Place brick in pail/bucket or sink.
  • Add four quarts of water.
  • Allow brick to expand for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Wring out excess moisture.

For small animals, snakes, and tarantulas, use dry by laying out moist substrate in the sun to dry before moving to your animal's enclosure.

Maintenance: Mist your Eco Earth daily to achieve the desired humidity level in your enclosure. Check your humidity gauge to confirm that you have the correct humidity levels for the species you are keeping. It helps to partially cover the top of your terrarium glass to increase humidity levels.

Cleaning: Spot clean as needed. If a foul odor persists, then remove all Eco Earth and replace. Changing all of your Eco Earth depends on the smell and number/size of animals in your enclosure but a 100% change is recommended at least every six months.

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A Walk on the Wild Side

Zoo Med makes it their mission to provide reptiles and other exotic pets with the very best food, supplements and habitats. This company of passionate hobbyists knows that not all pets are furry with four paws and offers a true understanding of reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates. Whether you're new to reptile care and fishkeeping or are an experienced breeder, Zoo Med covers it all.

A Walk on the Wild Side

An Exotic Diet for an Exotic Pet

When it comes to your pet's dinner, the menu consists of worms, crickets and snails galore. Zoo Med offers a wide range of nutritious and tasty food to feed every exotic pet a special diet that's made just for them.

Turtles and Tortoises

Turtles and Tortoises: From treats to whole diets, Zoo Med provides a nutritional boost to fit any turtle or tortoise want or need.

Lizards

Lizards: For pets like bearded dragons, there's a selection of tasty options, including cans of mealies, grasshoppers and caterpillars and complete pellet diets.

Fish

Fish: Your tropical fish enjoys a treat every now and then, and Zoo Med offers a tasty variety to choose from.

Frogs

Frogs: Including high-protein, sinking pellets that mimic what frogs would eat in the wild, this frog food is just what you need to keep your amphibian jumping.

Give Him an Extra Boost

Give Him an Extra Boost

Because any pet could benefit from a little extra care, Zoo Med makes supplements that will help fortify your exotic pet's health and environment. Feeding him a supplement, in addition to his healthful meal, can be the extra step that it takes to keep your frog, lizard, turtle or fish happy and healthy.

Rest, Relax and Thrive

Every exotic pet needs a place to call their own, and Zoo Med makes it easy to keep them comfortable and thriving.

Lighting

Lighting

Mimic the true feel of a tropical or desert climate with lighting that gives reptiles the warmth of a natural habitat. The selection includes long-lasting bulbs that require minimal maintenance and infrared lights that won't disturb sleep patterns.

Bedding

Bedding

With bedding made from renewable sources like coconut husks that allow animals to burrow and nest as they would in the wild, consider Zoo Med your source to create a home within your home.

About Zoo Med

About Zoo Med

Since 1977, Zoo Med has been manufacturing products for reptiles, amphibians, birds and aquatic pets. Led by experience and dedication, they provide truly innovative products, with an emphasis on efficiency and minimizing environmental impact. At Zoo Med, they are never satisfied with the status quo, which is why they constantly strive to bring the latest and greatest options right into the homes of the pet lovers that need them.

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