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Zoo Med Eco Earth Coconut Chips

Zoo Med Eco Earth Coconut Chips

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Zoo Med’s new Eco Earth Coconut Chips is a natural coconut coir substrate made from an eco-friendly, renewable resource. The material is highly absorbent (holds up to 8 times it’s dry weight in water!) and retains that moisture well, releasing it slowly to create a humid, tropical environment perfect for a variety of different reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates.

This substrate works well as a stand-alone substrate for humidity-loving species, and for humid microclimates, but can also be used in bioactive substrates. When mixed into a bioactive soil mixture, the coarse pieces increase aeration, resist compaction and allow for drainage which are all beneficial factors in supporting live plant growth and clean-up-crew health.

Coconut Chips are long-lasting and naturally mold-resistant, so you won’t need to change or replace them frequently. After use, this product can be safely composted and re-used in potted plants or gardens!

  • Natural coconut coir substrate, made from an eco-friendly, renewable resource
  • Great for bioactive and naturalistic terrariums
  • Coarse pieces increase aeration, resist compaction, and allow for drainage
  • Long-lasting and naturally mold-resistant
  • Absorbs and retains moisture (up to 8X its dry weight in water!)
  • Use with reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates.