4 bedding options for you pet snake
28 August 2019
There are a lot of different options to choose from in regards to snake bedding so it is crucial you make an informed decision on which one you choose for your pet snake.
You must consider: your budget, the species of snake you own and how you want it to look in the cage before making your decision. We look at some of the pros and cons of four types of bedding options for your pet snake.
|Cheap||Not easy to burrow through|
|Easy to obtain||Not very decorative|
|Easy to replace|
|Perfect for burrowing snakes||Snakes can ingest sand causing serious problems|
|Decorative||Sand can get stuck under snake’s scales which can cause serious problems|
|Comes in a range of colours||Becomes soiled quickly will have to be completely replaced|
|Can be washed and cleaned||Not good for burrowing snakes|
|Comes in an array of colours|
|Snakes can easily dig around||You have to bake the mulch for over an hour in the oven to any kill and mites or other parasites that might be living in the mulch.|
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