Exo Terra Heat Wave Desert Medium 26.5 x 28 cm 16W
Ideal for dry or desert terrariums For under tank mounting Conductive heat source for reptiles and arachnids Helps in thermoregulating - important for metabolism, digestion, appetite and activity Safe, even heat distribution
The Desert substrate heater simulates heated sand beds by the sun in deserts. The amount of hours a day and the strength of the sun in these regions can generate extreme hot surfaces. The substrate is dry and does not increase the air humidity as seen in rainforests or tropical areas. The power of the Heat Wave Desert substrate heater is designed to safely create these conditions in the terrarium. Perfect for bottom dwellers when mounted under the terrarium. Perfect for tree dwelling reptiles when mounted on the back or the sides of the terrarium.
It is the stage of the soft-bodied larvae of the fruit beetle Pachnoda marginata, also known as the Sun Beetles. They are about 25-35 mm long, with soft bodies like those of the Waxworms. Pachnoda Grubs makes ideal delicacies for feeding carnivores and insectivorous reptiles and birds that eat insects.
Extremely realistic replicas of real plantsEasy to clean and maintainCan be used in conjunction with real plantsCreates natural hiding spots for reptiles and amphibiansIdeal for use in more 'sterile' set-ups (e.g. quarantine terrariums) or used in those spots of the terrarium where real plants cannot thrive or survive.
The most commonly used insect used for feeding insectivorous reptiles are crickets. Crickets are available in many sizes starting with what are called pin-head or micro crickets. These are very small and you tend to get a lot in a container. The difference between the smallest and largest sizes is very marked and as the sizes go up you will find that...