Pros of Using a Pvc Reptile Enclosure



There are a lot of popular ideas about what a Pvc enclosure should look like. But as you’ll soon discover, there’s a huge range of options in that regard. In this post, I’m talking from my own experience with my own enclosure and the experiences of others. So brace yourself, because this is a long read!

Pvc Reptile Enclosure

Let’s start with some common ideas about what a PVC reptile enclosure should look like. The primary thing is that it should be solid, with no openings. It’s also common to see a ‘rug’ covering the entire tank. This is meant to prevent small critters, such as mice or lizards, from getting into the liquids or droppings, which would cause a major problem.

However, let’s take a closer look at some of the more popular ideas for making a Pvc reptile enclosure. For example, many folks prefer a ‘floating’ enclosure. In this case, a solid acrylic tank is floated onto a solid steel frame (usually made of galvanized steel) in the back. This type of enclosure does require two people to operate the lid, and the only reason it’s so popular is the fact that it’s so easy to clean – especially compared to the’sliding doors’ option. Here’s why.

Let’s say you have two pieces of acrylic separated by a thin plastic coating. If you put a piece of furniture in between them, say a chair, and the wall they’re attached too, the plastic will maintain heat in that spot. Because of this, it ends up warping over time. This would make the room feel too humid for any critter that wants to enjoy living inside.

Conversely, glass enclosures are very well suited for medium-sized and large-sized reptiles. Because the glass front-opening provides a natural exit/entry point for your pets, it allows them to move freely about without any stress. The glass does retain heat, but not as much as acrylic, and your pet turtles or lizards can easily maneuver the edges to get to where they need to go. This makes cleaning a breeze.

Now let’s take a look at some more common ideas for making a Pvc Reptile Enclosure. For starters, there are some folks who prefer a mesh front-opening for the main enclosure. With these, you simply place your 40 gallon terrarium on top of the mesh, and voila!

However, some people might be concerned about having their pets in an open structure that is exposed to the elements. In addition, these types of enclosures do not hold heat well, so your snakes and lizards will not hibernate or stay warm during the winter. Additionally, these types of enclosures are usually not well ventilated, which means that you will have to provide some type of ventilation. These can vary from simple hole vents to UV filters to carbon dioxide powered fans.

A third option for making a house for your snakes and lizards is to purchase one of many commercially available reptile enclosures. Like the 40 gallon terrarium, these products generally hold heat well and provide access to the outside world through the doors. As with the 40 gallon terrarium, most of these products have mesh bottoms. However, these are typically not well ventilated, and some manufacturers offer a variety of features to help keep your pet lizards and snakes comfortable. In the end, these three types of reptile housing will provide the perfect home for your exotic pets.

With that being said, there are other options that you may want to consider, including those that utilize different types of insulation. For example, some manufacturers use mesh to provide adequate levels of insulation, while others employ more complex methods. Ultimately, you must research the best way to keep your arboreal reptiles comfortable, even when it comes to temperature. Some of these enclosures have vents but only while they are in use, while others provide open spaces so that the air is able to flow through the floor of the enclosure. This will help to mitigate drafts.

One final option is the use of a substrate. Most commercial substrate products are extremely lightweight and use polyethylene and cellulose to manufacture their product. While these types of products are often used in aquariums and are quite sturdy, they are not capable of withstanding drastic changes in temperature. Therefore, a substrate is extremely lightweight, and it is extremely important to use a very sturdy type of plastic substrate in your Pvc Reptile Enclosure.

The final option is a rack system. As the name implies, a rack system utilizes racks to distribute and secure your pets’ bodies. The actual Reptile Enclosure can come as a simple mesh enclosure or it can be made out of a variety of materials. In either case, you should ensure that the racks are extremely durable, extremely lightweight, and that they do not pose a hazard to your animals. All of these pros are incredibly worthwhile, and once you see how great your pets look under the right conditions, you will understand why you made the purchase in the first place.