Western North Carolina Red & White Oak Leaf Litter
Perfect for Bio Active Terrarium & Vivarium's
Hand collected and packed leaves from our 100 year old, chemical- and
pesticide-free Live Oak trees located in the NC mountains. We have more than 20
acres of 100 yr old trees that provide amazing leaves for your terrarium or
vivarium. Our leaf litter is perfect for bioactive enclosures due to the thin
leaves breaking down faster and ease of consumption by isopods and other
People drive from all over the United states to see our leaves change colors
during the fall season change. This is when the leaf litter is the best and the
Leaf litter refers to a layer of dead leaves on the floor of the vivarium.
Leaf litter provides visual barriers and places to hide for the vivarium
inhabitants. Leaf litter also gradually breaks down, adding nutrients to the
substrate, and sustaining healthy populations of microfauna, such as
springtails and isopods, that not only provide a source of food for many
vivarium inhabitants, but also aid in keeping the vivarium clean.
Leaf Litter performs a very important role in a naturalistic vivarium. It
provides shelter, visual barriers, and hiding places for the vivariums
inhabitants. Leaf litter mimics the role of dead plant matter in the forest.
This is the perfect substrate for isopod and springtails colonies providing
cover and the perfect food for your colonies. Isopods and springtails thrive in
such a surrounding. Since most reptiles are carnivores, they tend to eat the
smaller animal species.
Leaf litter breaks down and provides vital nutrients to your inhabitants. and
Consequently, together, they help in keeping the vivarium clear. The breakdown
of leaves also aids in plant growth in your natural bio active terrariums.
Collected from a pesticide and herbicide free environment and cleaned and
packaged for your immediate use. There will be no pests.
We ship this item Monday-Thursday each week and are working hard to ensure yo
you get the best feeders and supplies at the best price. We stand behind our
products with a 100% guarantee you and your reptile will love or feeders.