Turtle ramp basking/landing platform. 16x12cm
Acrylic construction with simulation grass for grip and comfort.
Attaches with strong suction cups.
Great for turtles, frogs and lizards.
These are the main advantages for using a ramp for your turtle.
Easy Access to Dry Areas: Turtles need a combination of land and water in their habitat to meet their natural needs. A turtle ramp provides a gradual incline that allows them to easily climb out of the water and access dry areas. This is particularly important for aquatic turtles that require a basking spot to regulate their body temperature and dry off.
Improved Physical Health: Regular use of a turtle ramp promotes exercise and physical activity. Turtles are naturally active creatures, and the ramp provides them with the opportunity to engage in climbing and exploring behavior, which helps to strengthen their muscles and improve overall fitness.
Natural Behaviors and Enrichment: Turtles enjoy exploring their environment and interacting with different elements. A turtle ramp not only allows them to move between land and water but also serves as an interesting structure for them to climb on, providing mental stimulation and enrichment. It encourages their natural behaviors and helps prevent boredom in captivity.
Shell and Skin Health: Turtles need regular exposure to UVB light to synthesize vitamin D3, which is essential for calcium metabolism and proper shell and bone development. By using a turtle ramp to access a basking area with appropriate UVB lighting, turtles can receive the necessary UVB exposure to maintain healthy shells and prevent shell deformities.
Easy Maintenance and Cleaning: Having a turtle ramp in the tank makes it easier to clean and maintain the habitat. It provides a designated dry area where turtles can bask, reducing the likelihood of them soiling the water constantly. This helps maintain water quality and reduces the frequency of water changes.