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ProRep Tortoise Life Substrate 10 Litre

ProRep Tortoise Life Substrate 10 Litre

£7.59

ProRep Tortoise Life is part of the species specific life series of substrates and has beencreated to meet the needs of tortoises originating from arid habitats particularlyMediterranean and Russian tortoises. It is a blend of ingredients that provides the idealmix of texture and moisture retention to simulate the soils found in their natural habitats.The addition of pure limestone to the mix provides additional calcium if the substrate iseaten. It is also suitable for many species of lizards that originate from arid habitats.Directions:Spread the substrate evenly over the bottom of the enclosure to a depth of at least 2" (5cm)for young animals and up to 6" (15cm) or more for mature animals. Russian tortoisesparticularly may need a deeper substrate as they burrow extensively. Spot clean daily toremove soiled substrate and replace completely every 2 or 3 weeks. Areas of thesubstrate can be sprayed to provide local humidity but avoid makingthe substrate too wet.

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Weight 12 kg

SKU: SMT010 - Need Help? Contact Us Leave Feedback

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ProRep Tortoise Life Substrate 10 Litre

ProRep Tortoise Life Substrate 10 Litre?is part of the species-specific life series of substrates and has been created to meet the needs of tortoises originating from arid habitats, particularly Mediterranean and Russian tortoises.

Tortoise life is a 50:50 mixture of high quality top soil and play sand with a little limestone grit added to provide some Calcium if the substrate is eaten. This mixture simulates the texture and moisture retention characteristics of the soils found in their natural habitats much more closely than other substrates.

It is also suitable for many species of lizards that originate from arid habitats.

Directions:

Spread the substrate evenly over the bottom of the enclosure to a depth of at least 2? (5cm) for young animals and up to 6? (15cm) or more for mature animals.

Russian tortoises particularly may need a deeper substrate as they burrow extensively.

Spot-clean daily to remove soiled substrate and replace completely every 2 or 3 weeks.

Areas of the substrate can be sprayed to provide local humidity but avoid making the substrate too wet.

Available in the following sizes:

  • ProRep Tortoise Life 10 Litre ? SMT010
  • ProRep BULK Tortoise Life 25 KG- SMT015