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Reptile Humidity Level Comparison Chart


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Reptile
Humidity
Ways to Maintain Humidity
African Fat-Tailed Gecko
over 50%
High humidity retreat, misting, shallow water bowl
African Sulcata Tortoise
over 45%
High humidity retreat, shallow bowl
Amazon Tree Boa
80%-90%
Misting twice daily, water bowl
Argentine Black & White Tegu
80%-90%
Moisture retaining substrate, misting daily, high humidity retreats, shallow water bowl
Ball Python
50%
Misting (during shedding only), water bowl
Burmese Python
50%-70%
Moisture retaining substrate, water bowl
Corn Snake
40%-60%
Misting, water bowl
Crested Gecko
70%-80%
Misting twice daily, moisture retaining substrate, shallow water bowl, high humidity retreat
East African Spiny-tailed Lizard
50%-60%
Water bowl, misting daily (one corner of substrate only)
Emerald Tree Boa
80%-90%
Large water bowl, misting, humidifier
Fire-bellied Newt
75%
Moisture retaining substrate, plants, shallow water bowl
Frilled Lizard
50%-70%
Misting, shallow water bowl
Gargoyle Gecko
70%-80%
Misting in the evening, use glass or Plexiglas® enclosure, shallow water bowl
Golden Tree Frog
over 60%
Misting once or twice a day (during dry months only), shallow water bowl
Greek Tortoise
30%-50%
Dry substrate that doesn't hold moisture
Green Anole
60%-70%
Misting or spraying twice daily, dripper system
Green Iguana
65%-75%
Misting several times a week (during dry months only), shallow water bowl
Green Snake
60%
Misting, water bowl, waterfall, moisture retaining substrate layer
Green Tree Frog
over 65%
Misting several times a week, moisture retaining substrate, restricted ventilation (if necessary), humidifier
Green Tree Python
80%-90%
Large water bowl, misting, humidifier
House Gecko
60%-70%
Misting, moisture retaining substrate, terrarium cover, plants
Inland Bearded Dragon
40%
Misting several times a week, shallow water bowl, live plants
Kingsnake
40%-60%
Water bowl, misting (during shedding only), high humidity retreat (during shedding only)
Leopard Frog
70%-75%
Misting in the evening, moisture retaining substrate, large but shallow water bowl
Leopard Gecko
40%-60%
High humidity retreat, shallow water bowl
Milk Snake
40%-60%
Water bowl, misting (during shedding only), high humidity retreat (during shedding only)
Ornate Horned Frog
50%-70%
Shallow water bowl, moisture retaining substrate, misting daily
Red-eyed Tree Frog
60%-70%
Misting, moisture retaining substrate, terrarium cover
Red-headed Agama
10%-20%
Plants, misting daily
Red-tailed Boa Constrictor
75%
Misting, water bowl
Russian Tortoise
60%
Shallow water bowl
Thai Water Dragon
60%-80%
Misting, waterfalls, drip systems, large water bowl
Tiger Salamander
at least 70%
High humidity retreat, misting several times a day, shallow water bowl
Veiled Chameleon
50%-60%
In-terrarium rain system, drip system, misting, humidifier, waterfall
White's Tree Frog
50%-60%
Misting daily, shallow water bowl
Reptile
Humidity
Ways to Maintain Humidity

There are many different options for each of the different ways to maintain humidity in your reptile's environment. Here are some products we offer for your reptile's habitat:

Products for Maintaining Humidity
Moisture Retaining Substrates

Zoo Med's Eco Earth©

Fluker's Spanish and Green Moss Beddings

Zoo Med Repti Bark
Water Dishes

Decorative Feeders & Waterers for Reptiles

Exo Terra Water and Feeding Dish

Fluker's Corner Bowls
Misting and Humidifiers

Exo Terra Monsoon RS400 Rainfall System

Zoo Med ReptiRain

Zoo Med Reptifogger Terrarium Humidifier

 

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