Exo Terra Rain Forest Substrate 4.4L

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The Exo Terra Rain Forest is a 100% natural, biodegradable reptile substrate mixture made from sustainable Maritime Pine & Sphagnum Moss. Rain Forest Terrarium Substrate is the ideal decorative substrate to create natural planted terrarium set-ups for humidity-loving reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates from tropical rainforest environments. The Rain Forest substrate regulates the terrarium’s humidity in a natural way by absorbing and slowly releasing moisture. Its hygroscopic properties is maximized by adding natural sphagnum moss to the mixture. Adequate air humidity levels aid in shedding and help prevent respiratory infections. The unique size and shape of the bark particles, in combination with natural sphagnum moss, allow frequent irrigation of your plants while still providing good aeration for healthy root growth. Exo Terra® Rain Forest is heat-treated to reduce bacterial contamination.


Exo Terra substrates are all dust-free and heat-treated at our state-of-the-art European production facility.


Key Benefits

Ideal for rainforest terrarium set-ups

Controls air humidity levels naturally

Perfect for humidity-loving reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates

Heat-treated and odor absorbing

Ideal substrate for tropical plants

Care & Use

Spread a 2-4” layer (5-10 cm) of the bark on the terrarium floor. Water or mist the substrate according to the humidity level required. Use an Exo Terra Hygrometer to monitor the level. To increase air humidity in well-ventilated terrariums or those with very high humidity requirements, place an Exo Terra terrarium substrate heater underneath the terrarium. Spot clean the bedding on a daily basis, and completely replace with new bedding when necessary.