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Reptile Fans


A cooling fan for reptiles. The weather proof fan has no sharp edges and can be operated in all positions. Providing a reptiles enclosure with a variation in temperatures is easy with the light weight and portable cooling fan.

The reptile fan can be operated from a transformer or battery (not included) reliably and at a low cost.
A reusable filter will remove contaminants before they are blown throughout the reptile enclosure. Spare filters are supplied with every fan.

There are no exposed controls on the fan and the robust construction of the cooling appliance ensures that it will endure harsh treatment. The filters will prevent contamination from being spread throughout the area.
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Keeping reptiles cool

Reptiles require a sunny area during daylight hours and they seek shelter for protection at nights.

Cold blooded animals must relocate to different areas of an environment that offer a temperature gradient so they can thermo-regulate their body temperature.

Reptiles depend on a variation of external temperatures that allows them to select an area with warmth for digestion of food.

A reptile enclosure must not be allowed to cool beyond the normal temperature range found in the wild.
Lethargy or hibernation may result if a reptiles habitat is kept to cool.

Cooling reptiles

Reptiles that are caged will require a suitable habitat with temperatures that vary inside the reptiles enclosure.
When designing a habitat for captive reptiles consideration must be made for the placement of hides, water features, etc.

reptile fans Reptile homes that are designed to copy nature with suitable cool and warm areas for the reptile will ensure that the reptile can maintain and regulate the correct body temperature.

Arboreal reptiles require the same temperature gradient as ground and rock dwelling reptiles. Maintaining areas that are cooler for tree dwelling reptiles can be difficult.

Regulating cool and warm areas to suit the reptiles enclosure will require the use of good quality thermometers. Thermometers must be placed at the cool end of the reptiles habitat as well as the warm area.

This arrangement will ensure that an appropriate level of temperature variation is provided within the reptiles enclosure.

A selection of heaters and fans designed for climate control in a reptiles enclosure is available HERE

Cooling a reptile habitat


An example of correctly designing a reptiles habitat for their nocturnal pattern is given below.
Reptiles rest at night time and seek shelter from danger.
In general night times are cooler than the daylight hours and any hide or rock shelter placed within the reptile enclosure should be positioned at the cooler end of the reptiles home.

Another example is the positioning of the enclosures heating. A reptile will bask beneath a heat source for a considerable length of time.

Reptiles require the light spectrum UVA and UVB and this form of lighting should be positioned over the reptiles basking area.

The care sheets on reptile cooling have been provided free for personal use.
The reptile humidity care sheets have come from a variety of professional sources and advice.
They should only be used as a general guide to help you understand your reptiles health and a vivarium or terrarium possible requirements.
Do not use the sheets as a substitute for proper veterinarian advice.