Reptile Enclosure Melbourne
If you are looking for a reptile enclosure, you have come to the right place. Waterlife Aquarium and Reptile Supplies in Hoppers Crossing, Ferntree Gully and Bentleigh East stock a great range of enclosures for your pet reptiles.
Generally, there are two different types of reptile enclosures, made from Melamine Timber and the second being Glass. A further explanation of the pros and cons is down the page.
We have stores located in Hoppers Crossing, Ferntree Gully and Bentleigh East.
So first, we would like you to check out the video below of some of the different types of reptile enclosures we have for sale.
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The Glass and Wooden Reptile Enclosures
GLASS reptile enclosures tend to last longer and are easier to clean. In contrast, Wooden Melamine will deteriorate over time and being timber. It would be best if you were careful how much water you use while cleaning.
While GLASS reptile enclosures must be used for semi-aquatic species, we recommend purchasing a Wooden Melamine reptile enclosure. It would be best to use a small bead of silicone around all the timber joins to stop water from getting into the gaps and swelling the timber.
WOODEN reptile enclosures are much better at holding temperature as heat escapes through glass quicker than wood. With price, tanks made from either glass or melamine are about the same.
One thing you need to be aware of is ALL reptile enclosures need to have adequate ventilation. Adequate ventilation means that there will be no condensation build-up on the inside of the enclosure. Ventilation is essential as humid environments for most desert-dwelling snakes and lizards will cause respiratory infections.
Both our Melamine Wooden and Glass Reptile Enclosures for sale at our store have the recommended level of ventilation, allowing sufficient airflow. Irrespective of what type of enclosures you choose, you will need to add the correct lighting and heating according to the animal you are keeping.
Check out the video below of some of our range of heating and lighting options.
Product Information Sheet & Price List
For more detailed information on the Wooden and Glass Enclosure click on the buttons below to get the Product Information Sheet.
Setting Up a Glass Reptile Enclosure
Reptile Care Sheets
Learn how to take care of your reptile pets by downloading these care sheets.
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Centre, Ferntree Gully Road 3156
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