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Exo Terra Bamboo Forest Floor - Small

Code: PT3111
  • £6.09
  • RRP £7.49
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Bamboo Forest Floor - Small

  • 100% Natural
  • Multi-layer substrate
  • Resembles natural forest floor
  • Keeps soil soft and moist
  • Allows your animals to hide
  • Nutritional substrate for live plants
  • Ideal for natural terrarium set-ups
  • Heat-treated and odour absorbing
  • Made from a sustainable resource
  • Can safely be composted

The Exo Terra Bamboo Forest Floor is a multi-layer substrate that allows you to recreate the forest floor as found in natural bamboo forests. The forest floor is one of the most distinctive features of the bamboo forest ecosystem. It usually consists of two major layers;

  1. The top layer mainly consisting of fresh leaf litter
  2. The base layer consists of rich organic matter – usually decomposed leaves & wood

 

The top layer consists of sun-dried decorative bamboo leaves from a sustainable resource. With this decorative top layer, you can actually create the soft floor covering found in natural bamboo forests. The bamboo leaves provide a soft layer for animals to burrow and cover their secret hideout. Most reptiles and amphibians forage the forest floor in search of food and water. The top layer covers the actual substrate underneath to facilitate its moisture retention and prevent the soil from drying out. These biodegradable bamboo leaves are absolutely free of chemicals and can be safely composted in your garden.

The base layer consists of rich organic matter from sustainable ground coconut husk fibre. It is a 100% natural, ecological and biodegradable substrate with great hygroscopic properties. This baselayer makes an ideal substrate to create natural planted terrarium set-ups for humidity-loving reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates. Its water retention, natural rooting hormones and anti-fungal properties promote plant growth in your terrarium. The unique coir pith used for the Exo Terra Bamboo Forest Floor consists of a mixture of short fibre and coco-peat grain sizes ranging from coarse granules to fine clumps resulting in improved soil drainage and healthy plant root aeration.

The top layer of bamboo leaves keeps the base layer slightly moist, facilitating maintenance by functioning as a natural ecosystem where beneficial organisms will brake down waste products and thus reduce odors.

The Exo Terra Bamboo Forest Floor is heat-treated to reduce bacterial contamination.

Directions for use:
Spread 2-4” (5-10 cm) of the base layer on the terrarium floor. Water or mist the substrate according to the humidity level required. Place your decorative items in the terrarium, then cover the floor with the top layer of decorative bamboo leaves. 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.

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Please Note: We only deliver pond plants on our own delivery vehicles! 

The highlighted area on the map below is where we deliver on our own vehicle! Unfortunately, if you are not in one of these postcode zones we are unable to deliver certain items such as plants, small glass items and selective other products. 

 

delivery-zone

We offer a few different delivery options depending on the size and value of your order.

Orders over £50 qualify for free mainland UK delivery which will arrive within 3-5 working days of the order being processed.

Orders Below £50 in Mainland UK will be charged a standard delivery fee of £5.99.

Additional Shipping Charges

For any orders that do not include Aquariums, the below is charged:

Next Working Day Parcel Delivery to Mainland UK - £7.99 OR £2.99 if the order is over £50          

Standard Parcel Delivery to Ireland - £8.99

Standard Parcel Delivery to Scottish Highlands & Islands – £9.99

Standard Parcel Delivery to Jersey & Guernsey – £12.99

 

For all Aquarium deliveries (Excluding biOrbs & Smaller Aquariums), the below is charged:

Next Working Day Pallet Delivery - £20

2 Hour Booking Slot Pallet Delivery - £20

Pallet Delivery to Northern Ireland - £38

Pallet Delivery to Isle of Wight (PO36 and Above) and Scottish Highlands (AB, PH, IV1-36, IV63, KW1-14, KY, PA21-41) - £38

Pallet Delivery to Southern Ireland - £48

Pallet Delivery to Offshore postcodes (KA27-28, PA20, PA42-49, PA60-90, ZE, JE, GY. IM) - £70

Pallet Delivery to the Scottish Isles (IV40-56, KW15-17) - £90

Pallet Delivery to Outer Hebrides (HS) - £120

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