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Drainage Substrates

A wide range of drainage substrates

A great base for naturalistic terrariums

Great for very humid or bio-active enclosures

Helps to provide a water basin for plants

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ProRep Bio Life Drainage Medium, 10 litre

ProRep Drainage Medium is produced by firing ash at a high temperature. As it fires the air bubbles in the material expand to form a honeycomb of interconnected chambers and create an inert, hard and lightweight material that will hold moisture and provides a large surface area for the growth of beneficial bacteria. Used in the base of bio-active terrariums it creates a reservoir of water which moistens the substrate from below and helps to create a natural moisture gradient. The large surface area within each ball provides the ideal habitat for beneficial bacteria which will neutralise potentially harmful waste products formed within the ecosystem.

  • Inert, hard and lightweight
  • Holds Moisture
  • Large surface area for beneficial bacteria
  • Used in the base of bio-active terrariums
  • Produced by firing ash at a high temperature
5 stars (2)
RRP £9.99
£7.49 inc VAT
RRP €11.44
€8.57 inc VAT
RRP $14.14
$10.60 inc VAT
RRP $18.31
$13.73 inc VAT
RRP DKK85.18
DKK63.87 inc VAT
RRP NOK109.51
NOK82.11 inc VAT
RRP SEK116.60
SEK87.42 inc VAT
RRP $18.20
$13.64 inc VAT
Exo Terra Bio Drain Terrarium Draining Substrate 2kg

Exo Terra BioDrain Terrarium Draining Substrate is a natural, non-organic substrate that allows excellent drainage of the terrarium. It will not rot or decompose like other natural substrates. The optional BioDrain Terrarium Draining Mesh will keep the BioDrain Terrarium Draining Substrate separated from the decorative terrarium top-layer substrate and prevent the different substrates from mixing and contaminating the water. The BioDrain Terrarium Draining Substrate will function as a biological filtration system. The clean terrarium water can then be circulated in waterfalls, the Exo Terra Rain System or Dripping Plants.

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  • Natural, non-decomposable substrate
  • Creates a water drainage system
  • Ideal for tropical terrariums
  • Ideal for tropical paludariums
  • Can function like a biological filtration system
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RRP £8.99
£7.19 inc VAT
RRP €10.29
€8.23 inc VAT
RRP $12.72
$10.17 inc VAT
RRP $16.48
$13.18 inc VAT
RRP DKK76.66
DKK61.31 inc VAT
RRP NOK98.55
NOK78.82 inc VAT
RRP SEK104.93
SEK83.92 inc VAT
RRP $16.37
$13.10 inc VAT
Lucky Reptile Hydro Fleece 100x50cm

The Hydro Fleece was developed for use with the Lucky Reptile Hydro Drain clay substrate. It prevents substrate from seeping into the drainage layer while it lets through water without problems.

Compared to solutions with nets or meshes the main advantage of the Hydro Fleece is that it also stops fine materials like humus from getting into the drainage layer. The fleece does not rot and can be easily cut to the desired size. To cover the floor in larger terrariums several pieces of Hydro Fleece can be arranged with a small overlapping area to achieve the desired layer separation effect.

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  • Fleece to separate substrates
  • Great for use with HydroDrain clay
  • Stops fine materials from passing
  • Does not rot easily
  • Can be cut to the desired shape
5 stars (3)
RRP £6.29
£4.72 inc VAT
RRP €7.20
€5.40 inc VAT
RRP $8.90
$6.68 inc VAT
RRP $11.53
$8.65 inc VAT
RRP DKK53.63
DKK40.25 inc VAT
RRP NOK68.95
NOK51.74 inc VAT
RRP SEK73.41
SEK55.09 inc VAT
RRP $11.46
$8.60 inc VAT
Lucky Reptile Hydro Drain 10L

For tropical terrariums Hydro Drain cannot be foregone. It is a special clay substrate which is excellent for water storage.

Hydro Drain acts as drainage layer below the normal substrate. The water seeps through the substrate and is stored in the Hydro Drain clay pieces. Once the storage capability is surpassed you can still have water standing at the vivarium floor. As long as the fill height of Hydro Drain is not surpassed the regular substrate will not get swampy.

Thanks to its water storage abilities Hydro Drain increases the humidity inside the vivarium and is excellent to supply plants with water. We recommend to add a minimum layer of 3 cm Hydro Drain and cover it with our special Hydro Fleece. On top of this the normal substrate is placed, e.g. terrarium humus.

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  • Clay substrate
  • Excellend for water storage
  • Creates a drainage layer below substrate
  • Can be used to increase humidity
  • Excellent for naturalistic set ups
5 stars (2)
RRP £10.29
£7.72 inc VAT
RRP €11.78
€8.84 inc VAT
RRP $14.56
$10.92 inc VAT
RRP $18.86
$14.15 inc VAT
RRP DKK87.74
DKK65.83 inc VAT
RRP NOK112.80
NOK84.63 inc VAT
RRP SEK120.10
SEK90.10 inc VAT
RRP $18.74
$14.06 inc VAT
Exo Terra Bio Drain Terrarium Draining Mesh 20x20cm

The Exo Terra BioDrain Terrarium Draining Mesh is part of the BioDrain Terrarium Draining System. The non-toxic mesh will keep the underlying Draining Substrate separated from the decorative terrarium top-layer substrate. It also allows proper water drainage when used in combination with the BioDrain Terrarium Draining Substrate, as the BioDrain Terrarium Draining Mesh prevents contamination of the water by decorative substrate particles. It is ideal to create water parts and a biological filtration system in the terrarium using the Exo Terra BioDrain Terrarium Draining Substrate. The clean terrarium water can then be circulated in waterfalls, the Exo Terra Rain System or Dripping Plants.

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  • Non-toxic non-decomposable liner
  • Create a water drainage system
  • Separates the Substrate Layers
  • Ideal for tropical paludariums
  • Can function like a biological filtration system
not yet reviewed (0)
RRP £2.99
£1.76 inc VAT
RRP €3.42
€2.01 inc VAT
RRP $4.23
$2.48 inc VAT
RRP $5.48
$3.22 inc VAT
RRP DKK25.50
DKK14.96 inc VAT
RRP NOK32.78
NOK19.24 inc VAT
RRP SEK34.90
SEK20.48 inc VAT
RRP $5.45
$3.20 inc VAT
Exo Terra Bio Drain Terrarium Draining Mesh 30x30cm

The Exo Terra BioDrain Terrarium Draining Mesh is part of the BioDrain Terrarium Draining System. The non-toxic mesh will keep the underlying Draining Substrate separated from the decorative terrarium top-layer substrate. It also allows proper water drainage when used in combination with the BioDrain Terrarium Draining Substrate, as the BioDrain Terrarium Draining Mesh prevents contamination of the water by decorative substrate particles. It is ideal to create water parts and a biological filtration system in the terrarium using the Exo Terra BioDrain Terrarium Draining Substrate. The clean terrarium water can then be circulated in waterfalls, the Exo Terra Rain System or Dripping Plants.

This product is covered by our Safe Delivery Guarantee

  • Non-toxic non-decomposable liner
  • Create a water drainage system
  • Separates the Substrate Layers
  • Ideal for tropical paludariums
  • Can function like a biological filtration system
not yet reviewed (0)
RRP £3.99
£1.88 inc VAT
RRP €4.57
€2.15 inc VAT
RRP $5.65
$2.65 inc VAT
RRP $7.31
$3.44 inc VAT
RRP DKK34.02
DKK15.99 inc VAT
RRP NOK43.74
NOK20.55 inc VAT
RRP SEK46.57
SEK21.88 inc VAT
RRP $7.27
$3.42 inc VAT
Exo Terra Bio Drain Terrarium Draining Mesh 45x45cm

The Exo Terra BioDrain Terrarium Draining Mesh is part of the BioDrain Terrarium Draining System. The non-toxic mesh will keep the underlying Draining Substrate separated from the decorative terrarium top-layer substrate. It also allows proper water drainage when used in combination with the BioDrain Terrarium Draining Substrate, as the BioDrain Terrarium Draining Mesh prevents contamination of the water by decorative substrate particles. It is ideal to create water parts and a biological filtration system in the terrarium using the Exo Terra BioDrain Terrarium Draining Substrate. The clean terrarium water can then be circulated in waterfalls, the Exo Terra Rain System or Dripping Plants.

This product is covered by our Safe Delivery Guarantee

  • Non-toxic non-decomposable liner
  • Create a water drainage system
  • Separates the Substrate Layers
  • Ideal for tropical paludariums
  • Can function like a biological filtration system
not yet reviewed (0)
RRP £4.69
£3.38 inc VAT
RRP €5.37
€3.87 inc VAT
RRP $6.64
$4.78 inc VAT
RRP $8.60
$6.19 inc VAT
RRP DKK39.99
DKK28.82 inc VAT
RRP NOK51.41
NOK37.05 inc VAT
RRP SEK54.74
SEK39.45 inc VAT
RRP $8.54
$6.16 inc VAT
Exo Terra Bio Drain Terrarium Draining Mesh 45x60cm

The Exo Terra BioDrain Terrarium Draining Mesh is part of the BioDrain Terrarium Draining System. The non-toxic mesh will keep the underlying Draining Substrate separated from the decorative terrarium top-layer substrate. It also allows proper water drainage when used in combination with the BioDrain Terrarium Draining Substrate, as the BioDrain Terrarium Draining Mesh prevents contamination of the water by decorative substrate particles. It is ideal to create water parts and a biological filtration system in the terrarium using the Exo Terra BioDrain Terrarium Draining Substrate. The clean terrarium water can then be circulated in waterfalls, the Exo Terra Rain System or Dripping Plants.

This product is covered by our Safe Delivery Guarantee

  • Non-toxic non-decomposable liner
  • Create a water drainage system
  • Separates the Substrate Layers
  • Ideal for tropical paludariums
  • Can function like a biological filtration system
not yet reviewed (0)
RRP £5.29
£3.81 inc VAT
RRP €6.06
€4.36 inc VAT
RRP $7.49
$5.39 inc VAT
RRP $9.69
$6.98 inc VAT
RRP DKK45.11
DKK32.49 inc VAT
RRP NOK57.99
NOK41.77 inc VAT
RRP SEK61.74
SEK44.47 inc VAT
RRP $9.64
$6.94 inc VAT
Zoo Med HydroBalls Clay Substrate 1.13Kg

HydroBalls Expanded Clay Terrarium Substrate can be used as a base layer underneath Zoo Meds Eco Earth coconut fiber substrate or other substrates to create an underground water table in Naturalistic Terrariums. Add water to create a natural aquifer and increase humidity levels for all tropical species. Excellent substrate for live plant root growth in Naturalistic Terrariums. Use for filtration for a waterfall.

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  • Clay ball substrate
  • Used as a base layer below soil substrates
  • Can be used to create an underground water table
  • Create a natural auifier
  • Excellent for naturalistic set ups
5 stars (1)
RRP £9.69
£7.75 inc VAT
RRP €11.09
€8.87 inc VAT
RRP $13.71
$10.97 inc VAT
RRP $17.76
$14.20 inc VAT
RRP DKK82.63
DKK66.08 inc VAT
RRP NOK106.22
NOK84.96 inc VAT
RRP SEK113.10
SEK90.45 inc VAT
RRP $17.65
$14.12 inc VAT
Zoo Med Terrarium Substrate Mesh 30x30cm

A non-toxic mesh designed for use in terrariums. The mesh allows proper water drainage while preventing substrates from mixing and contaminating the water/filtration system. Excellent component for use above a layer of Hydroballs in waterfall applications.

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  • Designed for use in terrariums
  • Mesh allows proper drainage
  • Prevents substrates from contaminating water sources
  • Used to separate layers in an enclosure
  • Great value
5 stars (1)
RRP £3.77
£3.02 inc VAT
RRP €4.32
€3.46 inc VAT
RRP $5.33
$4.27 inc VAT
RRP $6.91
$5.53 inc VAT
RRP DKK32.15
DKK25.75 inc VAT
RRP NOK41.33
NOK33.11 inc VAT
RRP SEK44.00
SEK35.25 inc VAT
RRP $6.87
$5.50 inc VAT
Drainage Substrate

Large gravel, ceramic or pebble substrates designed to allow drainage from a top layer. Particularly useful when creating a damp naturalistic enclosure for terrestrial frogs and toads. The drainage layer is usually placed below a layer of top soil.