3 Features Reptile Humidifier Owners Should Consider



Reptile Humidifiers are designed to keep your reptile or amphibian pets from becoming too wet or too dry. They are very important if you have an aquatic reptile or plan on keeping amphibians in tanks with water. Most pet stores stock humidifiers and they will often be of the water-logged type, which are not ideal for marine reptile care. Our small – compact ultrasonic – fogger specifically designed for aquatic reptiles is ideal for pets requiring such a warm, humid environment. It features a two-stage motor that has been built in a way to separate the evaporator and condenser coils to ensure that the unit functions completely water-free.

The two step evaporative cooling process used in most of our portable humidifiers is ideal for a captive reptile. The humidifier unit itself is placed inside the terrarium, making the unit virtually invisible to your pet snake. If you intend to use a standard humidifier with a separate air stone inside the terrarium, you will need to modify your setup to meet the needs of a captive reptile.

The first thing you have to keep in mind when setting up your reptile humidifier is to install an appropriate water pump. This pump should be located in such a way that it will be visible to your snake, but out of reach of other potential predators. If the pump itself is too large, it might tip over and cause damage to the tank or other accessories. Once you have an appropriate pump in place, you can begin setting up your Reptile Humidifier.

A Reptile Humidifier has three parts: the humidifier itself, the Reptile Humidifier unit, and the Reptile Humidifier mister. The humidifier is what you will need to keep the air inside the enclosure nice and moisture-free. The mister is what will circulate the mist in the enclosure so that it doesn’t get stale and evaporate.

Setting up your Reptile Humidifier isn’t very difficult, but there are a few things you need to be aware of before you start. First, make sure you adjust the thermostat to a setting that the snakes can tolerate. You don’t want your snake to suffer because you forgot to flip the switch. Also, make sure you turn off all appliances in the room where your pet will be living before you bring them home. This is especially important if you have a small breed snake like a red tail boa.

There are two basic types of humidifiers, the ultrasonic and the cool mist. Both are fairly inexpensive, and they do a pretty good job of maintaining a moderate moisture level in the enclosure. The ultrasonic is quiet and can be used in a home setting with no problems. The cool mist works better in an enclosed environment and the research on ultrasonic humidifiers is not conclusive as to their effectiveness. You may find that the ultrasonic humidifier is the best option for you and your pet.

One of the features of the ultrasonic humidifier is that it is self-cleaning. When it starts to run low on electricity, it will need to be turned off and run a short cycle before being switched back on. The cool mist has a built in auto-cleaning feature, which will continually circulate warm, dry air and keep your reptile tank moist. This feature is a bonus over other types of humidifiers. It’s also more cost effective in the long run. It can save you hundreds of dollars in energy costs over the course of a year.

The last feature we will discuss this type of humidifier is that it helps to maintain a proper water level in the enclosures. When water levels drop inside enclosures, they can become susceptible to mold or mildew. By providing an added level of humidity, your pet will stay healthier as well as happier. It is especially important to keep water levels low in the winter months when temperatures are cold. Providing a humidifier makes your job easier by providing proper humidity and water levels.