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Reptile Heaters

If you’ve read some of the other product pages here on our website, you’ve learned that we cannot emphasize enough how important it is to create a habitat in your home that most closely resembles your reptile’s natural habitat in the wild. It takes time, effort, research and patience to create an ideal reptilian habitat in your home, so we commend you if you’ve taken on the challenge to care for these fascinating creatures. As their caretaker, it’s your responsibility to do the necessary research to learn the specifics about your species’ habitat requirements, and the rewards are infinite for you as their caretaker. There’s nothing more gratifying than knowing you’re taking care of an animal that has been taken out of his natural habitat and placed in your loving hands. Zen Pet Supplies carries a number of different reptile heaters for various species, and this is one piece of equipment that virtually every terrarium will need.
  • Above Tank Heaters

    Regulate your reptile habitat with a ceramic reptile heater from Zen Pet Supplies. Promote a healthy life.
  • Inside Tank Heaters

    Reptiles and Amphibians are cold blooded, and they cannot self regulate their body temperature. Evenly distributed heat throughout their habitat.
  • Thermostats

    Easily adjust the temperature of most heating devices! Turn your heaters down or back up depending on the ambient room temperature.
  • Timed Power Strips

    Complete habitat control in one power strip. Both cycled power and constant current in one device. Digital control for maximum system reliability.
One of the most challenging aspects of owning reptiles is getting their habitat just right. Some reptiles require heated areas of a tank and cooler areas of a tank, and it’s not easy to get this exactly right. But if you do your homework and seek guidance from an experienced reptile owner, you will learn what your pet needs and will be able to create a perfect home away from home for him in no time at all. As you gain experience and knowledge about reptile habitats, you can grow your family and add more and more pets to your collection. Reptile heaters come in various forms. In our current inventory, you’ll find inside-tank heaters, above-tank heaters, and accessories like thermometers, hygrometers (to measure/monitor humidity levels) and even timed power strips, so you can control the habitat with one piece of equipment. Our timed power strips allow for both cycled power and constant power in one device, and the digital controls allow for optimal reliability.

Due to the fact that the majority of reptiles come from warm climates, you have to replicate that in their habitat in your home regardless of where you live. The reason for keeping a high temperature in your reptile’s terrarium is that they are ectothermic, which means they cannot regulate their own body temperature. Not only does a warm temperature keep the reptiles warm, it also aids the digestion process, so the proper heating units are absolutely imperative to your reptile’s health and wellbeing. Our above-tank heaters are a radiant heat source that create a natural sun-like heat in their habitat. The long wave infrared heat produced by this type of heater will warm reptiles efficiently, and they also increase the ambient air-temperature in the terrarium. Infrared heat penetrates the scales and skin tissue, promoting health and healing and also widens the blood vessels, which increases blood circulation. Inside-tank heaters provide evenly distributed heat throughout their habitat and are necessary because reptiles and amphibians cannot self-regulate their body temperature. Thermometers and hygrometers are necessary to monitor and adjust the heat and level of humidity in your pet’s terrarium, and all of these products are available now at Zen Pet Supplies.