Zoo Med, New Zealand Sphagnum Moss ReptileTerrarium Moss

Zoo Med, New Zealand Sphagnum Moss ReptileTerrarium Moss

Great moss for all vivarium applications Holds up to 20 times it's weight in water Great for tree frogs, hermit crabs, day geckos, invertebratesand more New Zealand Sphagnum Moss is preferred over any other type ofmoss for terrarium use due to its unique softness and amazingmoisture-holding ability. This lush carpet-like moss can holdmoisture up to 20 times its dry weight! New Zealand Sphagnum Mossis great for live plants and incredibly long-lasting. After othersubstrates have decomposed, this moss remains usable and can bewashed and reused several times. This attractive moss is harvestedusing sustainable methods to ensure that it will be around forfuture generations! For use with most species of frogs, toads, salamanders, newtsand invertebrates including Hermit Crabs. Can also be used withsmall snakes including Green Snakes, Ribbon Snakes, Garter Snakes, etc. Features: Holds more water and stays moist longer than any other type ofmoss Natural compounds in moss prevent it from decomposing in humidenvironments Excellent top substrate for Zoo Med's NaturalisticTerrariums Instructions: Moss can be used either dry or moistened as needed for variousapplications. Moss can be used to create attractive hiding placesfor lizards and snakes to reduce stress and make them feel secure. Also excellent for use around the base of live plants interrariums. Cleaning: Our moss can be washed and reused several times beforereplacing with new moss. Frequency of cleaning will depend on thenumber if animals in your terrarium. Amphibians absorb waterthrough their skin and are sensitive to toxins in theirenvironment. If you detect a foul odor, or suspect that the mossmay be dirty, you should clean or replace the moss. To Clean: Remove the moss from your terrarium and place in abucket of clean, dechlorinated water. Swirl the moss in the water, then remove it and wring out as much water as possible. Repeatthis process until the moss appears clean and no foul odor isdetected. Our moss should last 3 or 4 cleanings before it needs tobe replaced with new moss. .33lb Size: Medium.

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